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American History High School

The Eagle’s Nest Sits High


About Our School

American History High School is committed to preparing students to become social advocates in the pursuit of social justice for ALL. The instructional program is designed to include rigorous college preparatory and social studies courses that provide an experience to analyze a history of systematized civil liberties and inequities in the history of the United States of America.

Unique Fact

The instructional program of the Institute of Social Justice is designed to include courses that analyze social inequities.

School Information

  • Principal

    Margaret Murray

  • Address

    74 Montgomery Street
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Red
    Bottom: Blue

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: 9-12
    Start Time: 7:30 AM
    Provider: School

  • After School Options

    None offered at this school

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More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year Grade 9: 118 NA
Percentage of Applicants Who Listed This School
1st and Were Matched to this School Last Year
School Attendance
Average Daily Attendance Last School Year Percentage of Students Chronically Absent Last School Year
94% 11%
School Data
Average Section Size Student to Teacher Ratio Teachers with 5 or more years of experience Retention of Effective and Highly Effective Teachers Percentage of Teachers with Advanced Degrees
19 10 to 1 53% 88% 48%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
85% 83% 98%
Number of Devices 1:1
Magnet/Specialized School Admissions Criteria

• Transcript/Grades
• Attendance
• Standardized test scores
• Submit Newark Enrolls application
• Admissions Test

*Please note that sibling preference does not apply to magnet schools. Please visit www.newarkenrolls.org for a list of up-todate criteria.

For more information on school performance, please see the NJDOE’s website: www.nj.gov/education/data