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Thirteenth Avenue School

The Pride of Newark


About Our School

Our mission is to provide all students with a strong academic foundation and a robust STEAM education that will prepare them for success in high school, college, and beyond. We strive to foster a welcoming school community where students, parents, and staff are safe, supported, and encouraged to realize their highest potential.

Unique Fact

We have a rigorous Gifted and Talented Program. We creatively integrate STEM and the Arts in innovative ways.

School Information

  • Principal

    Thalia Brownridge-Smith

  • Address

    359 13th Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

    Abdul Carter

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Black
    Bottom: Khaki

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    Start Time: 8:15 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: 57 K: 98
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
92% 25%
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
12 11 to 1 53% 95% 49%
Number of Devices 1:1

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