School Details

Greater Newark Charter School

72 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 242-3543
4

(out of 10)

Charter Grades 5-8 167 students 16 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

33%
33%
61%
22%
22%
80%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Greater Newark Charter School average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

44%
44%
66%
70%
70%
79%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Greater Newark Charter School average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
65%
65%
51%
51%
64%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Greater Newark Charter School average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
75%
82%
27%
27%
69%
61%
61%
79%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Greater Newark Charter School average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Greater Newark Charter School is a charter middle school in Newark. The principal of Greater Newark Charter School is Mr Christopher Pringle, whose e-mail is ctpringle@greaternewarkchartersvhool.org. 167 children attend Greater Newark Charter School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 83% of the 167 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Greater Newark Charter School is 16:1. North Star Academy Charter School of Newark is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 93% 93%
Hispanic 7% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 68%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Greater Newark is so great that my granddaughter's grade went from C's to A's and B's. She now loves going to school where before she didn't have any interest. This is one of Newark's best schools.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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