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East Side High School

The Comprehensive High School with a Magnet Touch


About Our School

East Side High School is a “comprehensive high school with a magnet touch” that serves students in grades 9 through 12. The student population is unique in its diversity, serving many ethnic groups. This diversity is a reflection of the East Side community.

Unique Fact

The School Leadership Committee (SLC) provides recognition for outstanding student academic achievement. We offer Early College Program courses for students who wish to earn an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Essex County College.

School Information

  • Principal

    Carlos M. Rodriguez

  • Address

    238 Van Buren Street
    Newark, NJ 07105

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  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Red
    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: 441 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% 17%
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
27 14 to 1 60% 91% 50%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
85% 91% 94%
Number of Devices 1:1

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