Top 10 Best Newark Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 86 public schools serving 56,172 students in Newark, NJ. Newark has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Newark, NJ are The Gray Charter School, Technology High School and Robert Treat Academy Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Newark, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Newark have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Newark, NJ Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Gray Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
55 Liberty Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 824-6661
Grades: K-8
| 336 students
Rank: #22.
Technology High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
223 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 481-5962
Grades: 9-12
| 597 students
Rank: #33.
Robert Treat Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
443 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-8811
Grades: K-8
| 681 students
Rank: #44.
Science Park High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
260 Norfolk Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-8689
Grades: 7-12
| 811 students
Rank: #55.
Maria Varisco Rogers Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
18 Heller Parkway, 243 Woodsid
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 481-9001
Grades: K-8
| 551 students
Rank: #66.
North Star Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
10 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 642-0101
Grades: K-12
| 4,866 students
Rank: #77.
Branch Brook School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
228 Ridge St
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 268-5220
Grades: PK-4
| 151 students
Rank: #88.
First Avenue School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
214 First Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 268-5240
Grades: PK-8
| 1,209 students
Rank: #99.
Oliver Street School
Math: 43% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
86 Oliver St
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 465-4870
Grades: PK-8
| 1,042 students
Rank: #1010.
Discovery Charter School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
240 Halsey St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 623-0222
Grades: 4-8
| 114 students
Rank: #1111.
Park Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Manchester Place
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 268-5210
Grades: PK-8
| 841 students
Rank: #1212.
Ann Street School
Math: 48% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
30 Ann St
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 465-4890
Grades: PK-8
| 1,276 students
Rank: #1313.
Newark Technical
Vocational School
Math: 31% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
91 West Market Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 412-2204
Grades: 9-12
| 771 students
Rank: #1414.
North 13th Street Technical
Vocational School
Math: 30% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
300 N 13th St
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 412-2203
Grades: 9-12
| 690 students
Rank: #1515.
Bard Early College High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
321 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(212) 995-8479
Grades: 9-12
| 355 students
Rank: #1616.
Phillip's Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
342 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 624-0644
Grades: PK-9
| 373 students
Rank: #1717.
Link Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 30% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
23 Pennsyvania Ave
Newark, NJ 07114
(973) 642-0529
Grades: 5-8
| 287 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Lafayette Street School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 465-4860
Grades: PK-8
| 1,187 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Mt Vernon Place School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
142 Mount Vernon Pl
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 374-2090
Grades: PK-8
| 759 students
Rank: #2020.
Great Oaks Legacy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
24 Maiden Lane
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 565-9170
Grades: PK-12
| 1,445 students
Rank: #2121.
Team Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Park Place, Suite 802
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 622-0905
Grades: K-12
| 4,059 students
Rank: #2222.
Wilson Avenue School
Math: 39% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
19 Wilson Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 465-4910
Grades: PK-8
| 1,156 students
Rank: #2323.
Roberto Clemente Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
257 Summer Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 268-5290
Grades: PK-4
| 547 students
Rank: #2424.
Salomé Ureña Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
284 First Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 733-8280
Grades: PK-4
| 196 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Abington Avenue School
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
209 Abington Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 268-5230
Grades: PK-8
| 983 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Ridge Street School
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
735 Ridge St
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 268-5210
Grades: PK-8
| 682 students
Rank: #2727.
Achieve Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
(862) 240-4887
Grades: K-1
| 61 students
Rank: #2828.
Sussex Avenue School Burnet Street School
Math: 43% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
307 Sussex Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 268-5200
Grades: PK-8
| 473 students
Rank: #2929.
Roseville Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
540 Orange Street
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 483-4400
Grades: K-4
| 325 students
Rank: #3030.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
42 Park Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 268-5250
Grades: PK-4
| 504 students
Rank: #3131.
Arts High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 M L King Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-7391
Grades: 7-12
| 685 students
Rank: #3232.
Camden Street Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
281 Camden St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6994
Grades: PK-8
| 632 students
Rank: #3333.
South Street Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
104 Oliver Street
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 465-4880
Grades: PK-7
| 714 students
Rank: #3434.
Harriet Tubman Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
504 S Tenth St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6934
Grades: PK-6
| 390 students
Rank: #3535.
Ivy Hill Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
107 Ivy Street
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 351-2121
Grades: PK-8
| 546 students
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Newark, New Jersey Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
75 Morton St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 317-8361
Grades: 6-8
| 255 students
74 Montgomery St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6911
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
15 James St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 297-1275
Grades: K-8
| 331 students
43 Alexander St
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 374-2390
Grades: 1-8
| 385 students
15 Boylan St
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 374-2490
Grades: PK-K
| 57 students
103 Bragaw Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 705-3970
Grades: K-8
| 250 students
180 Oraton St
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 268-5340
Grades: PK-4
| 290 students
28 Burnet St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-7138
Grades: PK-8
| 213 students
321 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-3870
Grades: 5-8
| 287 students
255 Chancellor Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 705-3860
Grades: K-2
| 141 students
534 Clinton Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 733-6970
Grades: PK
| 67 students
33 Maple Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 733-6234
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
229 18th Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 733-6824
Grades: PK-8
| 218 students
557 Fifteenth Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6924
Grades: PK-8
| 224 students
279 Chancellor Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 508-4334
Grades: 6-12
| 116 students
72 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 242-3543
Grades: 5-8
| 212 students
663 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 268-5330
Grades: 5-8
| 552 students
823 S 16th St
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 374-2890
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
33 Maple Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 705-3850
Grades: K-8
| 365 students
108 South 9th St
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 733-7368
Grades: K-8
| 375 students
909 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 642-4400
Grades: 5-10
| 494 students
66 Muhammad Ali Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 733-6815
Grades: PK-8
| 499 students
75 Morton St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6938
Grades: 6-8
| 297 students
321 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-7343
Grades: 9-12
| 141 students
403 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-8301
Grades: 7-12
| 419 students
200 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
(917) 209-6815
Grades: 9-12
| 54 students
823 S. 16th Street
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 374-7000
Grades: PK-6
| 642 students
570 Broad St.
Newark, NJ 07102
(862) 307-7010
Grades: 9-12
| 429 students
5056 Norfolk St
Newark, NJ 07103
(609) 943-4932
Grades: 9-11
| 6 students
403 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-7019
Grades: 9-12
| 217 students
150 Newton St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6848
Grades: PK-8
| 327 students
168 Frontage Rd
Newark, NJ 07114
(973) 578-2034
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
28 Burnet Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-9393
Grades: 9-12
| 267 students
433 Peshine Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 705-3890
Grades: PK-8
| 460 students
200 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-8383
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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