East Newark School District


The East Newark School District is a small district in New Jersey, consisting of only one school, East Newark Elementary School. This public school serves students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade, with a total enrollment of 227 students. The student population is predominantly Hispanic (89%), with smaller percentages of white (7.5%), African American (1.8%), and Asian (1.3%) students.

Academically, East Newark Elementary School has a mixed performance. While the school outperforms the state average in some grade levels and subjects, it underperforms in others. In English Language Arts, proficiency rates range from 26.3% to 70.6%, with the highest performance in 8th grade. In Mathematics, proficiency rates are much lower, ranging from 2.7% to 46.2%, with the highest performance in 3rd grade. The school's Science proficiency rates are particularly low, with 0% proficiency in 5th grade and 4.5% in 8th grade. The school's chronic absenteeism rate is also a concern, at 10.2%.

The East Newark School District as a whole is ranked 543 out of 615 school districts in New Jersey and is rated 1 out of 5 stars by SchoolDigger. This suggests broader systemic challenges that may be impacting the performance of the single school in the district. Addressing the demographic and academic disparities, chronic absenteeism, and district-level factors could be crucial steps in improving educational outcomes for the students in this area.

District Detail

 501-11 North Third Street
East Newark, NJ 07029

 (973) 481-6800

SchoolDigger Rank:
543rd of 615 New Jersey districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-8
Students: 227

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 1 school.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

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