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Louise A. Spencer Elementary School

A community of lifelong learners reaching for success


About Our School

At Louise A. Spencer, we transform our community by fostering a sense of pride and responsibility in our students, thereby creating a future generation of leaders who will flourish as responsible citizens in the global community.

Unique Fact

Louise A. Spencer is a multicultural, performing arts school that services general education, Bilingual and special needs students.

School Information

  • Principal

    Karla Venezia

  • Address

    66 Muhammad Ali Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07108

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  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Red
    Bottom: Black

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-2
    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: 101
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
91% 28%
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 12 to 1 59% 89% 40%
Number of Devices 1:1

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