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About This School

South Street Elementary School is a public elementary school in Newark. The principal of South Street Elementary School is Mrs Karen George-gray and can be contacted at kgray@nps.k12.nj.us. 329 students attend South Street Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 17% of the South Street Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 90% of the 329 students here get reduced lunch prices.The class size at South Street Elementary School is 14, and the ratio of students to teachers is 14:1. Newark Boys Chorus School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 62% 34%
Black, non-Hispanic 26% 57%
White, non-Hispanic 12% 8%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90% 82%
Limited English proficiency 17% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    Our First Grader is reading writing and doing math at higher than grade level and we are impressed with her progress this year. Compliments to school and staff for producing great results in student satisfaction and performance. Proud Grandparents Mike and Gayle Engle

  • (11 months ago)

    The building is very old. Do not have any extra-curricular activities or programs. Have very good teachers but not all. Admininstration does not care about discipline or bullying. I do not know what she is talking about character teaching....... Parent involvement is close to zero. Its the worst school in Ironbound. That school needs help. By the way on raining or snowing days children have to be outside getting wet and soak.

  • (11 months ago)

    My girl went in this school last year. The building is really old and there are no good teachers ! Her graduation cerimony was a messy! There aren't place to sit and I couldn't even take a picture of her.

  • (5 years ago)

    Our school received an award of $100 000 because our students have attained AYP (Acceptable Yearly Progress) for several years consistently.

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