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Weequahic High School

Where Achievement is Realistic Obtainable & Infinite


About Our School

Our mission is to passionately provide a safe, culturally responsive and rigorous learning environment that builds on knowledge of self, strengthens character, cultivates ingenuity and fosters youth leadership to ensure that all of our students are prepared for college and/or career pathway advancements with diverse academic, social and critical thinking skills necessary for global success.

Unique Fact

Allied Health Academy offers students paid and/or credited internships at pre-college medical schools in and around Newark.

School Information

  • Principal

    Kyle Thomas

  • Address

    279 Chancellor Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112

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  • Parent Liaison

    Marc Polynice

  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Orange, White, Brown
    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: 123 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
95% 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
28 15 to 1 43% 1% 44%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
72% 75% 67%
Number of Devices 1:1

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