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Maria L. Varisco-Rogers Charter School

Charter | K-8 & ungraded

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted February 5, 2014

I graduated from this school last year and Im now in a private school as a freshman, but I will always be proud that Im a graduate from MLVR because of the things I have learned, and the friends and teachers I met and miss dearly.Of course the school still has some flaws, such as the "principal being hostile" or "the school not having enough leadership," but I enrolled in this school from 4th grade and I can honestly say that the school has grown and developed into such a better school and my parents are happy with how this school helped me grow into a young woman with good recommendations from my teachers and good grades.If I could there for high school, I would.If you are thinking about enrolling your children, please do and consider how good this school can be for your child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2014

Poorly ran school. Very disorganized and the principal is disrespectful to students and parents alike. The uniforms change yearly the food they serv the children has gotten my child sick more than once. Any parent thinking about enroling there child in this "school" should think twise. Children in low income neighborhoods deserve better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2013

MLVR is a wonderful school! I have a child in the school and I was shocked when I read the very nasty and negative review. I have personally dealt with the principal and the administration and they are in no way negative or toxic people. They are caring, passionate people who want the BEST for their students and staff! My child has excelled and continues to grow as an individual and model student thanks to the hard work and focused team at MLVR. I am grateful for what the principal, administration and teachers have done for my child. They have created a positive, safe, and fun environment for all children to learn and grow! MLVR is a great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2013

Having one child graduate from MLVRCS, another on her way to 5th grade. I have to say like most parents I only want the best for my girls. My oldest enrolled in private school from pre-K right up until 5th grade & over 50k in tuition at a private school, my child always had an issue. I look into MLVRCS, where I enrolled my daughter for the upcoming year(6th grade). When I walked into the school the 1st person to greet me was the principal, we hit it off quick. Ms. Heyward took initiative and helped me with the enrollment process, after much conversation, I loved her family values/morals, her sternness and her strive to make sure each child gets the best, the school can offer. 3 years later my child was accepted into a private high school (with a scholarship) where she continues to excel, when going through the enrollment process at her new school, the dean/student advocate only spoke good things about MLVRCS. I quote: "we love when MLVRCS kids enroll here; they are by far the best student we enroll". With this said I enrolled my youngest child without a second thought. She has been honor roll since day one. My child is a senior & often goes back to MLVRCS to help.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2013

Maria L. Varisco Rogers Charter School has a principal and an administration that create a negative, toxic, hostile and abusive climate. As a teacher, as a student, as a parent/guardian, even as a visitor....when you walk in the building and are approached by the principal, you have an immediate and authentic sense of how negatively she "runs" the school. There is no feeling of respect, value or appreciation from principal/administration towards teachers, towards students, or towards MLVR families. PRINCIPAL/ADMINISTRATION NEEDS TO CHANGE HANDS OR BE REHABILITATED


Posted March 20, 2013

I feel very disappointed with the school staff , rules and regulations. School policy only applies to some students. My son has been bullied couple of times and no type of discipline has been taken into consideration against the other child. The teachers failed to communicate with the parents in regards to late homework or that the child forgot to handle it on time. The teacher has waited 4 weeks to bring this issue to the parents attention. I always ask the the teachers how things are going with my child and she always stated that he's doing great other sudden I received a complain note stating that he's not handling homework. I believe they should have more communication with parents and bring to their attention what's going wrong with the child education in a weekly basis instead if waiting weeks to pass by. My son was kick in the face by another child infront of the after school teacher and nothing was done. The last incident he was hurt on his back neck b/c another child decided to throw his chair to the floor after having an argument with the science teacher. I will be removing my son out of this school for this upcoming year. MLVR is just name nothing else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 21, 2011

I am very pleased with this school. My daughter is in the 2nd grade and her grades have improved. She loves going to school. She has homework every night and always bring all her work to the house that shows that she is busy learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2010

I would have to say this has been a great school for my kids. I have 2 that are currently enrolled and one that will attend 1st grade in September. The teachers have always showed great interest in my children s education. Also the staff has always been able to answer any questions I have. I am looking forward to see what the next schools have to bring. I would recommend this school to any parents who are looking for their children to be successful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2010

My son attended Maria Varisco during 2009-2010 calendar yea . His progerss was noticed. Teachers and staff have done an excellent job. They teached students, take their time with the childrens, if they noticed lack of improvement in the child they reached out to the parents. I believe that is very important in the progress of the child therefore we cannot pretend that teachers have to do everything for the child to learned as parents we need to build a relationship with the teachers to help them improve. I am very happy with this school they make you feel like part of their family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

I have been involved witht he school for many years. I love the involvement by teachers and staff. The small classrooms and the school leadership makes the environment more like a home.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 21, 2010

It seems that the politics of the main office and staff could be holding this school back. It has potential but with the, for lack of a better term, 'inbreeding' of the admin- it is not a productive atmosphere. There is always 'someone related to' or a 'friend of' who is intertwined in the goings on of the day to day routine that can bring this administration down. 'He Said, She Said' is a common way of making deciions it seems. I would rather my child be in an enviornment where teachers, students and other workers are judged on their actual abilities, both pro's and con's, than the hearsay of the friends and relatives of the office staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 18, 2010

i have two children in the school and have been blessed with them having wonderful teachers. the school may not have a lot of 'extras' but the education and small classes make it a great choice for my kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2010

I currently have my child attending this school and i was surprised and dissappointed when her complaints about bullies was not handled. I am still having trouble getting the school to do something about this! they claim to have a no tolerance policy but nothing has been done just because they cannot reach the parents! it is ridiculous!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2009

i went to this school for two years and graduated from it. just to let you know this is an awesome school that can pay close attention to every kids need because we are such a small school. my best experiences happened in that school. the teachers are great, the academics is wonderful, i cant think of a better school to send your kids and i am one. they really challenge you in that school but you also learn in a fun way and a way that you can understand. that school is learning and having fun at the same time!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 26, 2009

I have to say that my expierence with this school has been POSITIVE, my son attended McKinley and his grades were not good- I have noticed a big improvement in my sons interest for school since he has been attending Maria L. Varisco and I would like to thank the teachers for that change in my son-
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2007

I agree with the parent who wrote about the lack of quality leadership at this school. Because of the negative environment my child is no longer enrolled at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2006

This school has some great, quality individuals working here, but unfortunately, they're often constrained by much of the leadership. Housed at two locations across town from each other, both facilities are cramped. The school is said to be based on technology, but for some time last year, my son and his classmates did not even have computer class! What could be a great school is failing due to lack of leadership/direction!
—Submitted by a staff


Posted July 21, 2006

This school is not an ordinary school or charter school. The lunches that they serve to these kids are not even enough to feed a baby. The academic programs are not that bad they have done so things to educate the children. They have had a health class which was very important for the kids to know. There isn't any other extracurricular activities for these kids. No art, music, or sports to play. There was lots of parental involvement to helpfully make the school better. But there just wasn't enough.This school is not worthly to be open and running. Next year my child will not be a returning student. The only postive thing at that school is one teacher ms.Watson.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
33%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
33%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
55%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
66%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students95%
Female94%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant95%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students49%
Female53%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education55%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant49%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students55%
Female67%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education63%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant55%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students93%
Female93%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant93%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students56%
Female59%
Male54%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education59%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female78%
Male89%
Black91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant83%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students69%
Female70%
Male68%
Black75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education74%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant69%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students72%
Female70%
Male76%
Black75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education76%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant72%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students86%
Female100%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant86%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students81%
Female86%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant81%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students92%
Female91%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education91%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant92%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

25%
of schools in the state are Below average
48%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Reading growth at this school

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1 This rating is based on 2012-13 NJ ASK, HSPA, and/or NJBCT results from the New Jersey Department of Education.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in math and reading from from the New Jersey Department of Education.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 79% 22%
Black 15% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 9%
Two or more races 1% 1%
White 1% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Male 45%N/A51%
Female 55%N/A49%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00am
School end time
  • 3:30pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Mrs Teressa Segarra
Special schedule
  • Extended/longer school day
Fax number
  • (973) 481-9009

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • None
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
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18 Heller Parkway
Newark, NJ 07102
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Phone: (973) 242-5690

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