North Star Academy Charter School of Newark

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
76%
State avg: 51%
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Math
65%
State avg: 46%
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Science
93%
State avg: 81%
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8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 90%
Average SAT score
1142
State avg: 1075
SAT participation rate
82%
State avg: 58%
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9/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
10/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
89%
White
5%
Hispanic
3%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
906 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
52%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
10 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102
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