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Peshine Avenue School

Peshine Avenue School

In Pursuit of Excellence Everyday in Everyway


About Our School

The mission of our school is to Build Responsible, Intelligent and Creative Kids. Through a globally minded curriculum, extended day program, individualized professional development, and community and family partnerships, we ensure students will be college and life ready in an interconnected global society.

Unique Fact

Peshine Avenue School allows students to select their electives courses.

School Information

  • Principal

    Ganiat Rufai

  • Address

    433 Peshine Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112

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  • Parent Liaison

    Sami Armstrong

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: PK-5: Teal, Grades 6-8: White
    Bottom: Gray

  • 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: 5:00 PM
    Provider: School

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More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year PK: 59 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
96% 8%
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
17 13 to 1 50% 93% 37%
Number of Devices 1:1

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