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Newark Academy
  • Private
  • LIVINGSTON, NJ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Newark Academy’s administrative team, led by Head of School Donald M. Austin, is monitoring the ongoing transmission of COVID-19 in the United States and abroad. The school is referencing several, credible sources, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in order to make informed decisions to protect the health and safety of students. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 13
Application Fee
$95
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$45,240
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
16%
Average Financial Aid
$30,000
From Newark Academy

Founded in 1774, Newark Academy strives to provide students in grades 6-12 with the knowledge, skills character and creativity to prepare them to contribute meaningfully to their communities and the world. While Newark Academy has undergone myriad changes over the past 244 years, today NA’s mission remains true to our founding values. Our mission is lived out on a daily basis through personal interactions between outstanding teachers and curious students; through inspiring coaches and competitive student-athletes; through dedicated mentors and the young men and women who seek their guidance. As the only independent school in New Jersey offering the International Baccalaureate program, NA offers students high academic standards and an innovative, forward-looking curriculum within a warm and welcoming community.

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Newark Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1410
127 responses
Average ACT
32
121 responses

LUMEN: The Magazine of Newark Academy, Spring 2021

LUMEN is Newark Academy's alumni magazine, highlighting recent and upcoming events, featuring current students, and teachers as well as NA alumni news and notes.

Culture & Safety

Poll
63%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
56%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 34 responses
  • Musical productions
    21%
  • Sporting events
    21%
  • Back-to-School Barbecue
    18%
  • Arts events
    15%
  • Dances
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    6%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
656
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
Poll
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$166,629
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,811
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$627,000
National
$217,500

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