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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A
Address
91 South Orange Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039
Telephone
(973) 992-7000

Applying

Application Deadline
December 10
Application Fee
$95
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$42,175
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
15%
Average Financial Aid
$28,818
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.

Newark Academy Rankings

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

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1410
107 responses
Average ACT
32
101 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Musical productions
    22%
  • Sporting events
    22%
  • Arts events
    17%
  • Back-to-School Barbecue
    13%
  • Dances
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    4%

    Students

    Diversity
    A
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    613
    92%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
    92%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
    75%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    7:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    92%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.12 responses
    Poll
    83%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.12 responses
    Poll
    75%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.12 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    A+
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Very High
    Boys Athletic Participation
    Very High
    86%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.7 responses
    71%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.7 responses
    71%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.7 responses
    Living in the Area
    A+
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      C-
    2. Good for Families
      A+
    3. Housing
      B
    Median Household Income
    $153,381
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $2,626
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $599,100
    National
    $184,700

    Newark Academy Reviews

    85 reviews
    All Categories
    Amazing faculty! My children were known by faculty, taken care of and supported. Both children are gaining valuable skills. They are also having amazing travel experiences with the school including a trip to Costa Rica. I love all the choices for clubs and arts. The sport requirement in middle school insures my children are getting physical activity but also serving to expose them to new things. I love Newark Academy and so appreciate the education my children are receiving both in and out of the classroom.
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    Newark Academy is an amazing school! Everyone is so nice and open and everyone has a group to associate with. The academics give opportunities to people who want to excel past their level and all of the teachers are very friendly and willing to help. Overall, Newark Academy has made me extremely happy as a student and I wouldn't wish to be anywhere else!
    This is an amazing school! The teachers and administration are very involved in both the academic and personal growth of each child. The kids are joyful, well-adjusted, and confident. We are very happy with the quality of the education and the community spirit of NA.