Newark Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Newark Public School District Details

Newark Public School District
765 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102

41,629 Students enrolled in District

61 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Newark Public School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
31%
50%
36%
56%
26%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Abington Avenue School
209 Abington Ave
Newark, NJ, 07107
PK-08
American History High School
74 Montgomery St
Newark, NJ, 07103
09-12
Ann Street School
30 Ann St
Newark, NJ, 07105
PK-08
Arts High School
550 M L King Blvd
Newark, NJ, 07102
08-12
Avon Avenue School
219 Avon Ave
Newark, NJ, 07108
PK-08
Bard Early College High School
321 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ, 07103
09-12
Barringer High School
90 Parker St
Newark, NJ, 07104
09-12
Belmont Runyon Elementary School
1 Belmont Runyon Way
Newark, NJ, 07108
PK-08
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
42 Park Ave
Newark, NJ, 07104
PK-08
Branch Brook School
228 Ridge St
Newark, NJ, 07104
PK-04
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 7.7% 42.8%
Black 40.2% 15.2%
Hispanic 50.8% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 82.9% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 76.0% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,799 $385,664,000 32.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,185 $113,737,000 9.6%
Staff $1,758 $62,782,000 5.3%
General Administration $262 $9,359,000 0.8%
School Administration $1,187 $42,400,000 3.6%
Operation $2,878 $102,778,000 8.7%
Transportation $220 $7,840,000 0.7%
Other $671 $23,958,000 2.0%
Total Support $10,160 $362,854,000 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $12,219 $436,380,000 36.8%
Total Expenditures $33,178 $1,184,898,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%