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Hours 8:30 a.m. (7:30 - 3:30 p.m. (5:30
School leader Ms Theresa Adubato
District Robert Treat Academy Charter School
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
6
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Acceleration
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Other
Multiple disabilities
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Cognitive disability
Autism
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 70% 22%
Black 26% 16%
White 3% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
Two or more races 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 34%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
8
Boys Sports
including: Golf
17
Clubs
including: Sewing / knitting club
Girls sports Tennis
Swimming
Softball
Soccer
Sailing
Golf
Flag football
Basketball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Golf
Sailing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Boys sports (misc.) Sailing
Girls sports (misc.) Sailing
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools All students must live in the City of Newark
  Selection is through a lottery
  Complete application online at www.rtacs.org
Students typically continue on to these schools Private Boarding
  Private Day
  Magnet

Awards

Academic award NCLB Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2008
Academic award NJ Reward School
Year received 2013
Academic award NJ Reward School
Year received 2012

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The North Ward Center, Inc.
Partner website Www.northwardcenter.org
Partner Just One Soccer League
Partner website Www.justonesoccer.org

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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