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School leader:  Ms Kathy Duke-jackson
214 First Ave
Newark, NJ 07107

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"We are best known for school tradition of excellence."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Orchestra, Band, Choir / Chorus, Bell / handbell choir...
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Swimming
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20 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a community member · November 21, 2016
Only a select few were actually good.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · November 21, 2016
Graduated six years ago and it was a decent school. I must say that at the time the school was pretty behind in math. I got there in sixth grade and they were just learning exponents which I learned at my previous school in the fourth grade.... more

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a student · July 23, 2015
they give us like 8 homeworks a day and som people have some stuff to do but they cant do it because of the homework they give me as a sutdent

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a student · July 23, 2015
well they give you fareness to because the school is really equal until if you are really bad i a school

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About this school

At First Avenue School, we are proud of our "Open Door" policy and welcome all parents to become stakeholders and active participants in the school community.

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Last modified: November 21, 2016
Last modified First Avenue Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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