District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Newark Unified School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

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Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Newark Unified School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 21, 2024
Three of my children have or are currently attending Lincoln Elementary. My youngest has been in the SPED program since Whiteford Preschool, and I was so happy to have him attend our home school,... More
Parent / Guardian
February 19, 2024
Lincoln Elementary has been outstanding for our daughter so far. She has progressed very well academically, and she loves her teachers. Lincoln and the parents' organization (PALS) have also begun... More
Parent / Guardian
February 01, 2024
My husband and I can't brag enough how happy we are with this school. The principal and staff have been friendly and professional since day one. My son and daughter love their teachers and other staff... More
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