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9-12 & Ungraded|Public district
1,372 students|Newark School District

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School leader:  Dr Mario Santos
238 Van Buren St
Newark, NJ 07105

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(973) 465-4900
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Best known for
"We are best known for New Media Studies Academy."


  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation
  • Coed / Single gender


  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus, Drama...
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Cross country...
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14 reviews

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Submitted by a student · August 01, 2013
This school is very unappreciated. I'm going on my fourth year at this school and it's top of the line because it's intellectually stimulating. You can pay for your child to go to a top of the line private school where they learn to regurgitate... more

Submitted by a teacher · April 02, 2013
Over the decades, East Side has been the place where immigrant teens would learn the American way of life. It is a place that holds really great memories for thousands of students. I think its location, in itself, creates the opportunity for... more

Submitted by a teacher · May 26, 2012
East Side High School is the safest of the non magnet schools, but is by far ill-equipped to send children to a good higher institute of education. The teachers are there by nepotism. Because the principal is Portuguese, which means that more than... more

Submitted by a parent · October 04, 2008
I agree!One of the most underrated schools in Newark. The leadership pf the school is turning that school around!My son is a junior in the Honors program and is getting an excellent, well-rounded education.

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Art Club - Ms. Pires Audio - Visual - Ms. Saraswat Badminton - Mr. Arora Book Club - Ms. Spirito Close-Up - Mr. Ramsey Close-Up for New Americans - Ms. Valente Computer Club - Ms. Salagaj Debate - Mr. Moussab Diamond Girls - Ms. Davis French Club - Ms. Martins Future Teachers Coordinator - Ms. Leon Future Teachers Mentor - Ms. Mendes Gardening Club - Ms. Paulose Gospel Choir/Dancers - Dr. Jones Graphic Arts - Ms. Wiseman Guitar Club - Mr. Rasczyk Hispanic Heritage - Mrs. Leon History Club/ Law - Ms. Nascimento Junior Class - Ms. Nascimento Literary Magazine - Ms. Wiseman The League - Ms. Pires Marine Biology Club - Mr. Romney Math/ Logic Board Games - Ms. Sherman National Honor Society - Ms. Salagaj Portuguese Club - Ms. Duarte Portuguese Literary Magazine - Ms. Duarte Pre- Calculus Club - Mr. Arora REBEL (anti-smoking) - Mr. Dudley Robotics - Bazarga/Monteiro Senior Class - Mr. DeOliveria/Ms. DeOliveira Spanish Club - Ms. Luna Stage Crew - Mr. DeOliveira Student Council/ Leadership - Ms. Naporano The Announcer - Ms. Rodrigues Varsity Club - Mr. De Oliveira Winterguard - Dr. Grant Women in Science - Ms. Monteiro Yearbook - " The Torch" - Mr. Afonso


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East Side High School
238 Van Buren St, Newark, NJ  07105
(973) 465-4900
Last modified East Side High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
East Side High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top