Details overview

Hours 8:25 - 2:55
School leader Ms Kathy Duke-jackson
District The Newark Public School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Orchestra
Band
Choir / Chorus
Bell / handbell choir
Visual arts Painting
Ceramics
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

2
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Cafeteria
Auditorium
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Multiple disabilities

Dig deeper


Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 79% 24%
Black 12% 16%
White 4% 49%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 86% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
2
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
Girls sports Basketball
Swimming
Boys sports Basketball
Swimming
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement The Parent Liaison works closely with parent volunteers on a daily basis to assist teachers and the staff with on-going projects during the course of the year. Workshops are being planned that are designed to meet the specific needs of the parents and their children.
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically continue on to these schools Essex County Vocational School, Newark, NJ
  Arts High School, Newark, NJ
  Technology High School, Newark, NJ

Awards

Academic award Newark Public Schools Math Olympics - 1st place
Year received 2009
Academic award Debate Team - 1st place
Year received 2006
Academic award National School Change Award in 2003

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Nurse
PE instructor
School psychologist
World languages spoken by staff French
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014