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Camden Street Elementary School

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About Our School

All students at the Camden Street School will be provided with the skills they need to achieve their dreams. Every staff member will ensure that students are engaged in learning that is relevant, rigorous and standards based. The Camden Street School is extremely grateful and thankful for its parents and community since they make our school possible.

Unique Fact

Camden Street School was ranked as one of the best K-8 schools in America according to the US News and World Report.

School Information

  • Principal

    Samuel Garrison

  • Address

    281 Camden Street
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

    Coretta Holliday

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Navy Blue
    Bottom: Khaki

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: K-8
    Start Time: 7:45 AM
    Provider: School

  • After School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    End Time: 5:30 PM
    Provider: School

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More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year PK: 59 K: 64
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% 2%
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
15 10 to 1 55% 95% 44%
Number of Devices 1:1

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