• Enrollment

    1,058

  • School Code

    070

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First Avenue School

Respect, Responsibility, Reflection, Resiliency

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About Our School

First Avenue School (F.A.S.) is a progressive learning community whose graduates are prepared to excel in a complex, interconnected, and competitive career/job market by showing Respect, developing a sense of Responsibility, self-Reflecting and demonstrating Resiliency.

Unique Fact

Students in grades 5-8 choose the humanity class that they are most passionate about.

School Information

  • Principal

    Rosa Branco

  • Address

    214 First Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07107

  • Phone Number

    973-268-5240

  • Parent Liaison

    Myriam Rivera
    862-368-4729
    973-268-5241

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Navy Blue, White
    Bottom: Khaki, Navy Blue

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    Start Time: 7:30 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: 53 K: 141
Percentage of Applicants Who Listed This School
1st and Were Matched to this School Last Year
58%
School Attendance
Average Daily Attendance Last School Year Percentage of Students Chronically Absent Last School Year
96% 5%
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
18 13 to 1 65% 94% 49%
Technology
Number of Devices 1:1

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