Newark Public Schools

The Newark School District, with 71 schools, 7,000 employees and a student population of 37,443, is the largest and one of the oldest school systems in New Jersey. Its origin dates back to 1676. Barringer High School, in Newark’s North Ward, is the third oldest public high school in the nation. The ethnic diversity of the city provides a rich educational experience for pre-kindergarten to secondary school students. The district continues to revise its services to meet the changing needs of students. The Newark Public School system is home to over 70 public schools and 20 charter schools. The school district has their own website.

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Happy Easter from Mayor Quintana and the City of Newark. | Tweeted On: Apr 20, 2014

We remind residents that City Hall will b closed 4/18 in observance of Good Friday. Street sweeping and trash collections will b suspended. | Tweeted On: Apr 16, 2014

Mayor Quintana and Street Dr. encourage students to stay safe during their Spring Break at City Hall #Funday. | Tweeted On: Apr 16, 2014

Mayor Quintana attends Newark North Ward Belles #softball game at Kasberger Field. | Tweeted On: Apr 14, 2014

Mayor Quintana joins members of Congress and @EPA to announce largest- ever Passaic River cleanup project. | Tweeted On: Apr 11, 2014

Mayor Quintana thanks NJ School Development Corp at the groundbreaking for new Elliot Street School. | Tweeted On: Apr 07, 2014

Mayor Quintana addresses attendees of the @WynonasHouse conference today. #invisiblenomore | Tweeted On: Apr 07, 2014

Newark City Hall. #Lightitupblue | Tweeted On: Apr 02, 2014

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