Newark school information

IndexNewarkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores51%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools891,60479,235
Total private schools4682324,875
Total post-secondary schools101577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Newark are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 89 public schools in Newark.
  • 70.7% of people in Newark have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.5% of people in Newark have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Newark have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Newark

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  • Abington Ave209 Abington AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 639 · Ratio: 14:151
  • Adelaide L Sandford Cs53 Lincoln ParkGrades: KG - 05Students: 282 · Ratio: 16:155
  • Alexander St43 Alexander StGrades: 01 - 08Students: 489 · Ratio: 23:141
  • American History High200 Warren StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 261 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Ann St30 Ann StGrades: PK - 08Students: 1,255 · Ratio: 18:183
  • Arts556 M L King BlvdGrades: 06 - 12Students: 54 · Ratio: 12:123
  • Avon Ave219 Avon AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 556 · Ratio: 18:134
  • Bard Early College High School321 Bergen StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Barringer90 Parker StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,476 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Belmont Runyon1 Belmont Runyon WayGrades: PK - 06Students: 446 · Ratio: 15:131
  • Boylan Early Childhood Ct15 Boylan StGrades: PK - KGStudents: 103 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Bragaw Ave103 Bragaw AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 274 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Branch Brook School228 Ridge StGrades: PK - 04Students: 155 · Ratio: 13:185
  • Bridges Hs A Diploma Plus Sch321 Bergen StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Burnet St28 Burnet StGrades: PK - 08Students: 211 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Camden St281 Camden StGrades: PK - 04Students: 326 · Ratio: 15:130
  • Central100 Summit StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 764 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Chancellor Ave321 Chancellor AveGrades: 03 - 08Students: 319 · Ratio: 14:144
  • Chancellor Ave Annex255 Chancellor AveGrades: KG - 02Students: 135 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Cleveland388 Bergen StGrades: PK - 08Students: 254 · Ratio: 10:137
  • Dayton St226 Dayton StGrades: PK - 08Students: 28 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Discovery Cs303 9 Washington StreetGrades: 04 - 08Students: 62 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Dr E Alma Flagg150 3Rd StGrades: KG - 08Students: 485 · Ratio: 15:138
  • Dr William H Horton291 N 7Th StGrades: KG - 08Students: 681 · Ratio: 15:136
  • Early Childhood Acad Of Ex534 Clinton AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • East Side238 Van Buren StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 125 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Eighteenth Ave229 18Th AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 20 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Elliott St721 Summer AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 373 · Ratio: 10:147
  • Essex Co Youth House80 Duryea StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 14 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Essex Cty V N 13Th St Nwk300 N 13Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 635 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Essex Rgc461 463 Central AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 14 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Fast Track Success Academy200 Washington StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 213 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • First Avenue284 First AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 1,143 · Ratio: 22:162
  • Fourteenth Avenue186 14Th AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 19 · Ratio: 10:175
  • Franklin42 Park AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 498 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • George Washington Carver333 Clinton PlGrades: PK - 08Students: 503 · Ratio: 13:128
  • Gray Cs55 Liberty StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 261 · Ratio: 12:186
  • Great Oaks Charter School21 Eagles StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Greater Newark Academy Cs72 Central AvenueGrades: 05 - 08Students: 167 · Ratio: 13:161
  • Harriet Tubman504 S Tenth StGrades: PK - 06Students: 248 · Ratio: 14:163
  • Hawkins St8 Hawkins StGrades: PK - 08Students: 445 · Ratio: 14:134
  • Hawthorne Ave428 Hawthorne AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 295 · Ratio: 13:135
  • Ivy Hill107 Ivy StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 484 · Ratio: 19:144
  • Lady Liberty Academy Cs23 Pennsylvania AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 456 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Lafayette St205 Lafayette StGrades: PK - 08Students: 957 · Ratio: 20:173
  • Lincoln87 Richelieu TerGrades: PK - 08Students: 336 · Ratio: 14:142
  • Louise A Spencer66 Muhammad Ali BlvdGrades: PK - 08Students: 541 · Ratio: 15:138
  • Luis Munoz Marin Ele663 BroadwayGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Madison Elem823 S 16Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 343 · Ratio: 15:128
  • Malcolm X Shabazz High80 Johnson AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 898 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Maple Ave School33 Maple AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 441 · Ratio: 15:136
  • Maria L Varisco Rogers Cs441 43 Broad StreetGrades: 01 - 08Students: 38 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Marion P Thomas Cs370 374 South 7Th StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 555 · Ratio: 16:158
  • Martin Luther King Jr108 S 9Th StGrades: KG - 08Students: 37 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Mckinley1 Colonnade PlGrades: PK - 08Students: 792 · Ratio: 15:143
  • Miller St41 Miller StGrades: PK - 08Students: 393 · Ratio: 16:153
  • Mt Vernon142 Mount Vernon PlGrades: PK - 08Students: 625 · Ratio: 14:163
  • New Horizons Comm Cs45 59 Hayes StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 441 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • New Park School358 To 380 Verona AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 65 · Ratio: 19:167
  • Newark Educators Charter School17 19 Crawford StGrades: KG - 04Students: 243 · Ratio: 11:152
  • Newark Hybrid High School200 Washington StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Newark Innovation Academy190 Muhammad Ali BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 339 · Ratio: 170:1n/a
  • Newark Leadership Academy301 West Kinney StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Newark Vocational H S301 West Kinney StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 216 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Newton St150 Newton StGrades: PK - 08Students: 307 · Ratio: 12:142
  • North Star Acad Cs Of Newark10 Washington PlaceGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,262 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Northern State Prison168 Frontage RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 6 · Ratio: 1:1n/a
  • Oliver St104 Oliver StGrades: PK - 08Students: 779 · Ratio: 15:171
  • Peoples Preparatory Charter School321 Bergen StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Peshine Ave433 Peshine AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 434 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Quitman Community School21 Quitman StGrades: PK - 08Students: 419 · Ratio: 13:129
  • Rafael Hernandez School345 BroadwayGrades: PK - 08Students: 599 · Ratio: 15:140
  • Ridge St735 Ridge StGrades: KG - 08Students: 55 · Ratio: 14:172
  • Robert Treat Academy Cs443 Clifton AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 525 · Ratio: 14:193
  • Roberto Clemente257 Summer AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 551 · Ratio: 18:147
  • Roseville Ave School70 Roseville AvenueGrades: KG - 04Students: 129 · Ratio: 9:147
  • Roseville Community Cs540 Orange StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Samuel L Berliner70 Montgomery StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Science High40 Rector StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 827 · Ratio: 15:194
  • South Seventeenth St619 S Seventeenth StGrades: KG - 08Students: 357 · Ratio: 15:145
  • South St151 South StGrades: PK - 05Students: 292 · Ratio: 14:149
  • Speedway Ave26 Speedway AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 289 · Ratio: 20:121
  • Sussex Ave307 Sussex AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 386 · Ratio: 13:140
  • Team Academy Charter School85 Custer AvenueGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,277 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Technology High187 BroadwayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 485 · Ratio: 13:166
  • Thirteenth Ave359 Thirteenth AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 494 · Ratio: 15:123
  • University Heights Cs74 Hartford StreetGrades: KG - 04Students: 221 · Ratio: 11:177
  • University High55 Clinton PlGrades: 07 - 12Students: 479 · Ratio: 14:173
  • Weequahic279 Chancellor AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 654 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • West Market Street Center91 West Market StreetGrades: 01 - 12Students: 723 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • West Side High403 South Orange AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 965 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Wilson Ave19 Wilson AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 801 · Ratio: 16:168

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Compare Newark, NJ Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Newark

IndexNewarkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade70.7%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school67.5%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college36.1%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.8%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.3%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.8%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Newark (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
North Caldwell, NJ6,40795%39%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,23594%38%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%
Newark, NJ278,75051%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greensboro, NC276,22570%3%
Toledo, OH283,93264%6%
Plano, TX271,16694%38%
Henderson, NV266,24570%3%
Lincoln, NE265,81176%12%
Newark, NJ278,75051%25%
Source: The Newark, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.