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Speedway Avenue Elementary School

Soaring to Success


About Our School

To cultivate a school community that honors the talent and differences of each student, culminating in lifelong learners and productive citizens, competitive in a global economy.

Unique Fact

Speedway’s $36 million dollar facility was completed in 2010 and boasts a 517 seat auditorium, expansive dance studio, and full orchestra rehearsal space. The academic accommodations are equally outstanding and include professional-grade science and computer laboratories and state of the art operational green/healthy-facility attributes.

School Information

  • Principal

    Ashley Jiles

  • Address

    701 South Orange Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07106

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  • Parent Liaison

    Daytonia Wright Randolph

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Burgundy
    Bottom: Gray

  • Before School Options

    None offered at this 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: 45 K: 68
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% 13%
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 12 to 1 74% 91% 47%
Number of Devices 1:1

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