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North Star Academy Charter School of Newark

North Star Academy Charter School of Newark is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

North Star Academy Charter School of Newark says

North Star Academy Charter School of Newark is one of New Jersey's very first charter public schools. North Star Academy has committed to preparing each student to succeed in college and life beyond.

Curriculum

North Star Academy Charter School of Newark received a Noodle Innovative School Award in 2015.

Rigorous academics with a curriculum based on New Jersey's Core Curriculum Content Standards preparing students to succeed in high school, college and beyond. Strong parent involvement.

Mission Statement

To serve Newark children by building an uncommon school where students partake of a rigorous, 10-month, extended day academic program that gives them the means to beat the odds in school and life.

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Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

84% of students graduate from North Star Academy Charter School of Newark

Test Scores

1500 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 522
SAT Verbal 466
SAT Writing 512

Awards

North Star Academy Charter School of Newark received a Gold award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,687
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 259
1 174
2 84
3 85
4 67
5 254
6 240
7 139
8 128
9 91
10 86
11 52
12 28

North Star Academy Charter School of Newark's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing North Star Academy Charter School of Newark's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 11 : 1
Gender 44% Male / 56% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

80% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at North Star Academy Charter School of Newark.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 86%
Asian 1%
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