College Success Award winner: North Star Academy Washington Park High School

Watch how this 2019 CSA-winning high school in Newark, NJ innovates for the good of the students and encourages kids to work hard to achieve their dreams.


North Star Academy Washington Park High School in Newark, NJ won a 2019 College Success Award! GreatSchools’ 2019 College Success Award honors public high schools in 25 states that are doing a great job of preparing students to get into — and succeed in — college. Learn more about the award. See all winners in New Jersey. See the lists of winners by state.

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Learn 6 strategies that CSA-winning schools use to prepare all kids for college that all schools should consider implementing.


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