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Newark Vocational High School


About Our School

Newark Vocational High School offers scholars a renowned academic experience with professionals that will help you “soar to new heights.” Whether you choose Culinary Arts, Hospitality &Tourism or Graphic Design, our 4-year Career & Technical Education guarantee that scholars will have the necessary skills to succeed in their selected career pathway. Scholars will have the opportunities to explore and develop their talents both within and outside the classroom. We are a unique high school with amazing opportunities to offer you, through various job opportunities. Co-curricular activities include athletic programs, student council government, anime/manga, photography, newspaper, boxing and many more clubs.

Unique Fact

Our 9th and 10th grade scholars participated in the Prudential Actuary Science program typically for 11th graders. For the FCCLA competition our 11th graders won 2 gold, and 1 bronze medal. Another 11th grader won the Newark Stand & Deliver competition for 2022. Newark Public Schools District Print Shop on premises.

*Newark Vocational High School is among the new schools that Superintendent León has opened or reopened since his appointment in May 2018.

School Information

  • Principal

    Karisa DeSantis

  • Address

    301 West Kinney Street
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

    Sally Ventura

  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Gold, Purple
    Bottom: Khaki

  • 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: 260 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
92% 23%
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
23 9 to 1 33% 93% 29%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
NA NA 91%
Number of Devices 1:1
Magnet/Specialized School Admissions Criteria

• Transcript/Grades
• In-person interview
• Written assessment
• 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