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Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School

Wildcats are Respectful, Responsible, Resilient. Wildcats ROAR!


About Our School

Our immersive Verizon Innovative Learning Lab, AbbVie Technology Lab and Lang Lang Piano Lab provide our students the opportunity to experience the latest, cutting-edge technology and musical instruments to prepare them for college, career and beyond.

Unique Fact

Beginning in second grade students practice on Roland Pianos in the Lang Lang Piano Lab, a dynamic environment in which a music educator guides students on the basics of music literacy and piano instruction.

School Information

  • Principal

    Marvelis Perreira

  • Address

    291 North 7th Street
    Newark, NJ 07107

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  • Parent Liaison

    Jayro Rosado

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Burgundy
    Bottom: Gray

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    Start Time: 7:20 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: 30 K: 94
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% 9%
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
16 12 to 1 43% 82% 49%
Number of Devices 1:1

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