Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 80% 22%
Black 13% 16%
White 3% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 34%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Orchestra
Band
Choir / Chorus
Bell / handbell choir
Visual arts Painting
Ceramics
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Multiple disabilities
Facilities Cafeteria
Auditorium

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Swimming
Boys sports Basketball
Swimming
Extended care / Extended programs After

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

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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

Teachers

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
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Portuguese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012