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South 17th Street School

One Building...One Mission


About Our School

At South Seventeenth Street School, we are raising the bar to increase student achievement through the effective implementation of our standards based curriculum, to elevate the rigor of our daily instructional practices. Student achievement growth is measured socially, emotionally, and academically. South Seventeenth Street School is a community where children are learning everyday.

Unique Fact

Our new dance studio will help us continue to engage students in a wide variety of activity to support the whole child.

School Information

  • Principal

    Clarence Allen

  • Address

    619 South 17th Street
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

    Tyeisha Bray

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Navy Blue
    Bottom: Navy Blue

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK3-PK4
    Start Time: 7:30 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: 40
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
95% 10%
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
11 10 to 1 87% 96% 56%
Number of Devices 1:1

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