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School leader:  James Verrilli
10 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Drama, Dance
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross country, Football, Soccer
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58 reviews

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Recent Comments


Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a community member · May 23, 2016
Homework is needed to continue the lessons learned through out the day at home. When scholars go off to college depending on what they want to study, they will be extremely prepared because they have been trained to study and do homework. Plus,... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · May 23, 2016
My son is in Kindergarten, he is so proud of being a student at North Star, he takes pride in himself and his school. He has matured so much over the past 11 months. He feels secure and heard in his school. As a new parent I have experienced... more

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · May 23, 2016
As one of the top rated schools in the district, excellence in Academics is their MAIN focus. My son attends North Star and I am so grateful for the curriculum. Extra curricular activities are plentiful in this City, and he is signed up for them.... more

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · March 11, 2016
Of course it's too much homework. Every night???? Really??? Listen since when does Quantity prevail over Quality. If you're giving a good Quality education or lecture during the day, you shouldn't need this Quantity of homework at night. At home... more

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Last modified: May 26, 2016
Last modified North Star Academy Charter School of Newark is a Charter school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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