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Barringer High School

Newark’s High School of the Past, Present, and Future


About Our School

Barringer high school was established in 1838, making us the oldest high school in New Jersey and one of the oldest in the Nation. At Barringer, our mission is to prepare all students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens ready to meet the challenges of the future. As educators, we understand the four R’s: Relevance + Rigor + Relationships = Results. We aim to provide a learning environment that promotes the social and emotional growth of every student, along with multiple opportunities to experience new methods of learning.

Unique Fact

Our premiere academy is the Law Academy. We also offer a differentiated Career and Technical Education programs such as carpentry, music technology, Law and Public Safety, Cybersecurity and Junior ROTC. In addition, we offer students a variety of Visual and Performing Arts courses such as Dance, Art, Vocal Music and Drama.

School Information

  • Principal

    Natasha Pared

  • Address

    90 Parker Street
    Newark, NJ 07104

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  • Parent Liaison

    Amanda Tineo

  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Blue, White
    Bottom: Black

  • Before School Options

    None offered at this 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: 508 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
91% 28%
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
28 16 to 1 59% 88% 39%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
77% 77% 76%
Number of Devices 1:1

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