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Newark School of Fashion & Design

Where artivist create fashion with a purpose


About Our School

The Newark School of Fashion & Design prepares students to explore their academic and creative potential through the lens of fashion and design by leveraging the design process across the curriculum to afford students space to imagine, problem solve, and collaborate in preparation for future success. The Newark School of Fashion & Design is powered by Parsons School of Design which gives our students a cutting-edge advantage to learning the latest aspects and advancements of fashion & design as early as high school.

*The Newark School of Fashion & Design is among the new schools that Superintendent León has opened or reopened since his appointment in May 2018.

Unique Fact

Newark School of Fashion & Design students attend the Misa Hylton Jr Fashion Camp in NYC each July. They also compete in FCCLA National fashion competitions and won 1st place. We also engage in other rich educational experiences such as fashion & design aligned trips to the Blueprint Denim Washhouse in Jersey City, NJ, Parsons School of Design, and various Fashion Week Shows.

School Information

  • Principal

    Sakina Pitts

  • Address

    239 Woodside Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07104

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  • Parent Liaison

    Tachelle Jackson

  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Red, White
    Bottom: Black
    Atelier Lab Coat: White

  • 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: 117 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
96% 7%
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
17 10 to 1 10% 1% 33%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
Number of Devices 1:1
Magnet/Specialized School Admissions Criteria

• Transcript/Grades
• Audition Portfolio
• 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