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The North Ward Center – 475 Mt. Prospect Avenue

About Our School

Our Child Development Center is the cornerstone of The North Ward Center. Established in 1975, The NWC Child Development Center has provided more than 5,000 preschoolers with an excellent education. In partnership with the Newark Board of Education, the NWC Child Development Center is providing Newark children with their first educational experience in state-of-the-art
surroundings. We have 40 preschool classes that educate 600 three and four year olds with fundamental learning skills.

School Information

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  • Address

    475 Mt. Prospect Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07104

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  • Family Worker


  • School Hours

    8:30 am - 3:00 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Red
    Bottom: Navy

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK3-PK4
    Start Time: 7:30 AM
    Provider: School

  • After School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK3-PK4
    End Time: 5:30 PM
    Provider: School

More Information

School Attendance
Average Daily Attendance Last School Year Percentage of Students Chronically Absent Last School Year
87% 54%

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