Newark Educators Community Charter School

12 Fulton Street
Newark, NJ 07102
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Tel: (973) 732-3848 Ext. 0104
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Serving 175 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Newark Educators Community Charter School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School News

  • NJSLA 3rd Grade Reading Score Ranked - 12/17/2023
    Newark Educators Community Charter School is among the top 10 Newark Schools to have a passing rate of 50 percent or higher for 3rd Grade NJSLA reading scores.

Top Rankings

Newark Educators Community Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Newark Educators Community Charter School's student population of 175 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
175 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Newark Educators Community Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Newark Educators Community Charter School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1964 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newark Educators Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newark Educators Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
22%
32%
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Black
77%
15%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
0.36
This chart display the diversity score of Newark Educators Community Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports
Dance

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Coding

Arts and Music Programs:
Capoeira, Latin Dance
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Notes

Newark Educators' Community Charter School is a rigorous learning community that supports students' academic, social and personal growth. We envision our students to be critical thinkers who achieve a solid foundation of skills and knowledge. We actively promote the tolerance and appreciation of human diversity through school-wide programs. Our staff works with every student to develop the confidence to confront challenges as a foundation for personal and academic success in high school and beyond.
Our Core Values areanchored in D.R.E.A.M.S. (Determination, Respect, Excellence, Achievement, Motivation, Service)
  • Including all students
    • We believe that every child has the right to a bright future. Our flexible learning environment allows for the needs of each child to be considered. We set our benchmarks high and work hard to ensure that every student reaches their full potential.
  • Creating a dynamic and experiential learning environment
    • Our responsive approach turns the classroom into an interactive object and engages students based on their interests. Our curriculum goes beyond the basics to include specialized programs such as science, arts and physical education. We also offer a wellness program to guide students in their choices beyond the classroom.
  • Preparing students for success in life
    • We believe success includes academic and life skills. Core traits include: persistence/tenacity, optimism, socialintelligence/social integration, curiosity, confidence, leadership, integrity and creativity. For us these skills more accurately prepare children with different aspirations and create the foundation for long-term success.
  • Fostering dedicated teachers and mentors
    • One of the things we are most proud of at our School is our committed staff. Our school is founded and led by educators who share and support one another. In addition, our school has a number of specialist teachers who are experts in different fields of study. They help shape new curriculum and provide additional assistance to students.
Profile last updated: 01/05/2024

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newark Educators Community Charter School's ranking?
Newark Educators Community Charter School is ranked #1964 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Newark Educators Community Charter School?
175 students attend Newark Educators Community Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Newark Educators Community Charter School students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Newark Educators Community Charter School?
Newark Educators Community Charter School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Newark Educators Community Charter School offer ?
Newark Educators Community Charter School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Newark Educators Community Charter School part of?
Newark Educators Community Charter School is part of Newark Educators Community Charter School District.
In what neighborhood is Newark Educators Community Charter School located?
Newark Educators Community Charter School is located in the Central Ward neighborhood of Newark, NJ. There are 6 other public schools located in Central Ward.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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