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Quitman Street School

Home of the Proud Peacocks


About Our School

The mission of Quitman Street School is to provide a quality educational program that identifies the wide range of abilities, backgrounds, needs, and interests of our students. In the consistent pursuit of excellence, we will encourage and inspire students to build critical thinking skills and empower our students to succeed through graduation and beyond.

Unique Fact

We strive to meet the needs of the whole child. Students participate in the performing arts daily.

School Information

  • Principal

    Dr. Courtney R. Johnson

  • Address

    21 Quitman Street
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

    Stephanie Ruff

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Blue
    Bottom: Khaki

  • 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: 6:00 PM
    Provider: School

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More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year PK: 85 K: 133
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% 17%
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
13 11 to 1 71% 91% 40%
Number of Devices 1:1

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