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4-8 & Ungraded|Public charter
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School leader:  Dr. Irene Hall
240 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102

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(973) 623-0222
(973) 623-0024
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"We are best known for hands-on approach to learning."

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Instrumental and theory music lessons, Dance, Painting
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Submitted by a school leader · December 16, 2016
Wonderful staff; Dewey based discovery learning philosophy that does not "teach to the test" (but produces students that perform very well on state standardized tests), sends their students to some of the top high schools in the country (Andover,... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 05, 2015
I'm happy to learn this school lives to see another day. My cousins went about 15 years ago when they were on Washington Street. I had heard it was going to close because the principal had become such a big problem. But now they have a new... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 05, 2015
In previous years the amount of homework was ridiculous. But that principal is gone THANK GOD and I'm hoping this year there will be less than five hours of homework.

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Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2015
This school has helped my child not just academically but helps her to care for others.

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Last modified: December 16, 2016
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