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Eagle Academy for Young Men

“It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” - Frederick Douglass


About Our School

The mission of Eagle Academy for Young Men schools is to develop young men committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, strong character, and responsible leadership. Eagle Academy Newark takes a holistic approach to educate and mentor young men into future leaders committed to excellence in character, scholastic achievement, and community service, and we promote these principles nationally.

Unique Fact

Entrepreneurial Studies Academy: To develop student’s entrepreneurial skills and knowledge traditionally taught within business-related disciplines with a more humanistic commitment to community service and character development. It is our mission to equip all young men with critical thinking and problem solving skills that will propel them to pursue their desired college and career pathway.

School Information

  • Principal

    Semone Morant

  • Address

    279 Chancellor Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112

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  • Parent Liaison

    Angelo Clark

  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Light Blue
    Bottom: Gray
    Additional Attire: Black Shoes, Black Belt, Eagle Tie
    Optional: Eagle Sweater/Cardigan (No substitutions allowed)

  • 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: 65 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% 10%
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
20 8 to 1 36% 94% 41%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
71% 78% 65%
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