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Nelson Mandela Elementary School

We are building excellence from the ground up


About Our School

Nelson Mandela is Newark's newest heartbeat. We are proudly located in the center of the city, offering seats to scholars in PreKindergarten through the Third Grade. We believe that every child has access to reading at a high level. As such, we expect daily and ongoing reading practice to help our children reach their full potential.

Unique Fact

We have incorporated physical activity into the day for every child.

School Information

  • Principal

    Ryan Silver

  • Address

    74 Hartford Street
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

    Ingrid Yansen

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Light Gray
    Bottom: Navy Blue

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-4
    Start Time: 7:30 AM
    Provider: School

  • After School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-4
    End Time: 5:30 PM
    Provider: School

More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year PK: 45 K: 78
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
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
10 7 to 1 6% NA NA
Number of Devices 1:1
  • Community Partnerships

  • Clubs, Sports, & Activities

  • Bilingual and ESL Programs

    High Intensity ESL K-4Spanish K-4 (Full Time)

  • Special Education Programs


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