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Hawkins Street Elementary School

Striving for Excellence


About Our School

At Hawkins Street School, all stakeholders ensure the school is a safe, welcoming, and nurturing environment which promotes growth and success for all students. As leaders, teachers, and students, we exemplify our core values by being Hardworking Agents of change, who are Willing to be challenged Knowledge seekers, relentlessly Striving for excellence. We are HAWKS!

Unique Fact

At Hawkins we offer a Genius Hour program that allows students to explore areas of interest.

School Information

  • Principal

    Alejandro Lopez

  • Address

    8 Hawkins Street
    Newark, NJ 07105

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  • Parent Liaison

    Marisol Ware

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Royal Blue
    Bottom: Black

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-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: 0 K: 102
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% 6%
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
25 13 to 1 49% 91% 28%
Number of Devices 1:1

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