North Star Academy Charter School
North Star Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
- Category Attribute
- Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
- Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%)
North Star Academy Charter School's student population of 4,866 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 283 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|School Type||Charter School|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School (2010)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Total Students||4,866 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||283 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
North Star Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of North Star Academy Charter School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (NJ)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#383 out of 2239 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||12:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||North Star Academy Charter School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school and middle school to North Star Academy Charter School is Science Park High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Oaks Legacy Charter School (0.3 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Newark Science Park High School Grades: 7-12 | 811 students
260 Norfolk Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-8689 0.2 7-12 811
- Newark Great Oaks Legacy Charter School Grades: PK-12 | 1,445 student
24 Maiden Lane
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 565-9170 0.3 PK-12 1,445
- Newark Maria Varisco Rogers Charter School Grades: K-8 | 551 students
18 Heller Parkway, 243 Woodsid
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 481-9001 0.3 K-8 551
- Newark Central High School Grades: 9-12 | 853 students
250 18th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-6378 0.4 9-12 853
- Newark American History High School Grades: 7-12 | 482 students
74 Montgomery St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 733-7333 0.6 7-12 482
North Star Academy is the best school I have ever attended. The dedication and support from the teachers and students push me to strive for my best. North Star Academy is a great school for someone who wants to make something out of their life, and attend the best college possible.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - nadre
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