Details overview

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

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
6
Music
including: Jazz band
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

Support

13
Facilities
including: Performance stage
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
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Acceleration
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Other health impairment
Multiple disabilities
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Cognitive disability
Autism
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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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%
N/A 47% 51%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 34%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Sailing
8
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
17
Clubs
including: Art 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

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
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: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
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

Sources

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