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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 87 public schools in Newark, NJ, serving 55,665 students.
  • Newark, NJ public school have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Newark have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Newark, NJ are Science Park High School, Robert Treat Academy Charter School and The Gray Charter School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Top Newark, NJ Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Abington Avenue School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    209 Abington Ave
    Newark, NJ 07107
    (973)268-5230

    Grades: PK-8 | 983 students
  • Achieve Community Charter School Charter School
    17 Lyons Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (862)240-4887

    Grades: K-1 | 61 students
  • American History High School Math: 8% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    74 Montgomery St
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-7333

    Grades: 7-12 | 482 students
  • Ann Street School Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 50%
    30 Ann St
    Newark, NJ 07105
    (973)465-4890

    Grades: PK-8 | 1276 students
  • Arts High School Math: 17% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    550 M L King Blvd
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)733-7391

    Grades: 7-12 | 685 students
  • B.r.i.c.k. Avon Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    219 Avon Ave
    Newark, NJ 07108
    (973)733-6750

    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
  • B.r.i.c.k. Peshine Academy Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    433 Peshine Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973)733-7004

    Grades: PK-8 | 731 students
  • Bard Early College High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    321 Bergen Street
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (212)995-8479

    Grades: 9-12 | 355 students
  • Barringer Academy Of S.t.e.a.m. Math: 2% | Reading: 7%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    90 Parker Street
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5125

    Grades: 9-12 | 864 students
  • Barringer Arts High School Math: 2% | Reading: 5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    90 Parker St
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5125

    Grades: 9-12 | 723 students
  • Belmont Runyon Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1 Belmont Runyon Way
    Newark, NJ 07108
    (973)733-6920

    Grades: PK-8 | 526 students
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    42 Park Ave
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5250

    Grades: PK-4 | 504 students
  • Branch Brook School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    228 Ridge St
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5220

    Grades: PK-4 | 151 students
  • Bruce Street School For The Deaf Special Education School
    333 Clinton Pl
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973)705-3951

    Grades: PK-8 | 62 students
  • Camden Street Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    281 Camden St
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-6994

    Grades: PK-8 | 632 students
  • Central High School Math: 2% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    250 18th Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-6378

    Grades: 9-12 | 853 students
  • Chancellor Avenue School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    321 Chancellor Ave
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973)705-3870

    Grades: PK-8 | 474 students
  • Cleveland Eighteenth Avenue School Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    388 Bergen St
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-6944

    Grades: PK-8 | 477 students
  • Discovery Charter School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    240 Halsey St
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)623-0222

    Grades: 4-8 | 114 students
  • Dr William H Horton Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    291 N 7th St
    Newark, NJ 07107
    (973)268-5260

    Grades: PK-8 | 742 students
  • Dr. E. Alma Flagg School Math: 13% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    150 Third St
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5190

    Grades: PK-8 | 499 students
  • Eagle Academy For Young Men Of Newark Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    279 Chancellor Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973)733-1234

    Grades: 5-12 | 204 students
  • Early Childhood School - Central
    70 Montgomery Street
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-6234

    Grades: PK | 246 students
  • Early Childhood School - North
    24 Crane Street
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)733-6234

    Grades: PK | 158 students
  • Early Childhood School - South
    255 Chancellor Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973)733-6973

    Grades: PK | 174 students
  • Early Childhood School - West
    26 Speedway Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07106
    (973)733-6234

    Grades: PK | 134 students
  • East Side High School Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    238 Van Buren St
    Newark, NJ 07105
    (973)465-4900

    Grades: 9-12 | 1986 students
  • Elliott Street Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    721 Summer Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5360

    Grades: PK-6 | 745 students
  • Essex Regional School Alternative School
    395-97 No 5th Street
    Newark, NJ 07107
    (973)648-4333

    Grades: 4-12 | 20 students
  • Essex Rgc Alternative School
    461 463 Central Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07107
    (973)648-7078

    Grades: 9-10 | 5 students
  • First Avenue School Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    214 First Ave
    Newark, NJ 07107
    (973)268-5240

    Grades: PK-8 | 1209 students
  • Fourteenth Avenue School Special Education School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    186 14th Ave
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-6940

    Grades: PK-5 | n/a students
  • George Washington Carver Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    333 Clinton Pl
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973)705-3800

    Grades: PK-8 | 455 students
  • The Gray Charter School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    55 Liberty Street
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)824-6661

    Grades: K-8 | 336 students
  • Great Oaks Legacy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    24 Maiden Lane
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)565-9170

    Grades: PK-12 | 1445 students
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