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K-8 & Ungraded
Public district
Newark, NJ
Students enrolled: 650
Before care: No

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701 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07106

School website
(973) 374-2740
(973) 374-2152
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Map of Speedway Academies address.
Teacher effectiveness: Effective
September 28, 2015
I think they are effective but their is room for improvement to become better when dealing with certain students

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Just right
September 28, 2015
I like that they get a homework package to be completed at the end of the week

- submitted by a parent
Grateful to: Student
September 28, 2015
I like to thank the students at Speedway Academies for being the best they can be. Strive for greatness, and you can achieve anything. Be Your Best You!

- submitted by a parent

December 22, 2014
I love this school! I moved to Newark three years ago and my children have gone to Speedway since. I have seen a tremendous difference since the new administration (Buckman, Boganey, and Monroe) has started here. My students are learning more, going on more field trips, and are generally happier. I'd recommend this school to anyone in Newark.

- submitted by a parent

September 12, 2013
If you are a parent who cares about your child's education do not send your child to this school. The teachers and principal are focused on giving attitudes vs. teaching. Its doesn't seem like they are interested in making sure your child learn. To me it seemed like they were more interested in doing the basic of their jobs instead of putting their heart's into it. Its impossible for any child to learn since most of the children are disruptive and the teachers are clueless on how to correct the issue.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2013
Their is a need of more parent involvement and better PTO leadership, overall this school has come a long way the children are working harder to improve their behavior and work abilities.

- submitted by a parent

September 05, 2010
the school has great teachers, there needs to be a stronger principal in place. My daughter also recieves an excellent music and dance education which cant be found in most private schools.

- submitted by a parent
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The school's Parent Liaison conducts regularly scheduled parent workshops and training, as well as parental involvement programs throughout the year. The school has Parent Technology classes and hosts various events for parents to attend to become more involved with the school. Some events include Back to School Night, Open House, Parent Conferences, Quarterly Awards Assemblies, School Leadership Council's Open Forums, and Seasonal Student Arts Performances.


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Last modified: September 28, 2015

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Speedway Academies
701 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ  07106
(973) 374-2740
Last modified Speedway Academies is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Speedway Academies Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top