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Franklin Elementary School

Franklin Falcons will Soar to Success!


About Our School

Franklin School is a Pre-Kindergarten to Eighth Grade school located in the North Ward section of the City of Newark.

Vision Statement - Franklin School strives to become a learning community that embraces diversity and inclusiveness through its commitment to empower ALL students to become transformational leaders as they soar to success.

Unique Fact

We are excited to complete our 8th grade expansion this year complete with our first ever 8th
grade graduation at Franklin!

School Information

  • Principal

    Amy B. Panitch

  • Address

    42 Park Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07104

  • Phone Number


  • Parent Liaison

    Gisela Figueroa

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Yellow
    Bottom: Navy Blue

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    Start Time: 8:00 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: 38 K: 86
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
94% 14%
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 12 to 1 56% 88% 42%
Number of Devices 1:1

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