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PK-8 & Ungraded
Newark, NJ
Students enrolled: 635
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370 374 South 7th Street
Newark, NJ 07103

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(973) 621-0060
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April 01, 2014
school sucks.... academics not up to depart child has been going for years and said every day to teachers doesn't teach him nothing. Would not recommend anyone to send a child to school. children are now leaving this year would have never enrolled them in there.... -loving parent

- submitted by a parent

December 22, 2013
My daughter has been in this charter school since kindergarten and now she's in the seventh grade. She's been a honor roll student ever since she been there. I think this is a fantastic school and I wish she was able to go all the way through and graduate from high school at Marion P Thomas Charter

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October 23, 2013
MPTCS has well-behaved students,a and the school has very high expectations for behaviors. This matters a great deal. Staff fluctuates a lot as teachers are underpaid, and the climate of the school is poor. Some teachers are shown favoritism, and administration executes any and all ideas that come to mind.

- submitted by a community member

August 27, 2013
This school has less than pragmatic administrative policies relating to dropping and picking up students. The policies makers seem not to care about parents and the staff except most of the teaching staff members are less than accommodating. The administrative staff seem confused 90% of the time. Academically okay for a charter school if it is close to your homes.

- submitted by a parent

July 22, 2013
Marion P. Thomas Charter School provides a great learning experience for the primary grades. My children learned to read, write and do math above their own potential. The primary grade teachers are excellent. With my busy schedule I haven't been able to do as much as I would like. This school year I plan to do more.

- submitted by a parent

June 23, 2013
I've taught int he Newark Public Schools on a per diem basis, and have seen it ALL! the Marion P. Thomas Charter School is in fact the best elementary school I have ever taught at. The teachers are very professional and work together as a unit; always supportive of each other. The Principal is hands on and on top of every aspect, as is the administrative staff. The children are LEARNING. They are polite, protected, corrected, and loved. There is real HOPE at MTPCS, and I am so proud to be a part of it.

- submitted by a teacher
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September 08, 2009
This school is a great !!! I love it because my son has learn so much . He is motivated to learn new things, he's in the honor roll and his grades are outstanding !!!

- submitted by a parent
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August 02, 2009
I rate this school a 5. Since my child attended this school she has made nothing less than honor roll, my child will be attending the 2nd grade in Sept. 2009....I love it

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 20, 2009
This is my sons first year in a Charter School and I have to say that Marion P Thomas is a great school. The teachers and staff are really helpful. They offer alot of programs to children who are in need of that extra help.

- submitted by a parent
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March 23, 2009
MPTCS. Wow where will I start? Dear parents, lways remember the grass is not greener on the other side. Please ask yourself many questions about what is more important about the school you want your child to attend because mptcs is not a good school at all for children with even a mild learning disability. The teachers are not sensitive to the childs needs, that pick and humiliate the childs' feelings. I know my child attends the school and we are not happy. Yes, I communicate with the school weekly and I help my son in all ways. Keep your child in public school they have more experience.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 06, 2008
i think it is a very good school,my son has learned a lot since going to the school

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no rating
September 17, 2008
My son attended this school from K-8th grade.He graduated this past June and is now attending St. Benedict's Prep. He has been placed in Advanced Algebra due to his math skills which I thank Mrs. Harris for.I appreciate the staff and teachers for preparing my son for the next 4 years in High school. Great JOb...

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2008
My child attends this school and it's done nothing but help her to do her best in high school.

- submitted by a parent

June 30, 2006
My child has been in MPTCS for many years and I love the whole concept behind the charter schools. Yes they are different from public schools. I have had both positive and negative experiences. This is not the best school for a child with learning needs/difficulty. What I recommend to parents is the key is to ask questions and be involved, espeacially with the teachers. My most challenging experience has been with the special education needs of my child.

- submitted by a parent
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Marion P. Thomas Charter School
370 374 South 7th Street, Newark, NJ  07103
(973) 621-0060
Last modified Marion P. Thomas Charter School is a Charter school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marion P. Thomas Charter School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top