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Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing & Fine Arts - Secondary School is a public school in East Orange, NJ. It has 825 students in grades 6-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 116 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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High School Sophomore

On Sports & Fitness: During school we have many sports to play like basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, bat mitten etc. We even have student vs. teachers games to raise money. It's the best!

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High School Sophomore

On Food: I personally do not eat school lunch. I feel as though there should be vegetarian options at school. My friend is a vegetarian and he has to always bring food from home and if he forgets he has to pay for pizza because, he has to pay for school lunch. I feel as though if people have to pay for school lunch they should have a better variety of options of food.

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High School Sophomore

On Overall Experience: Our school is the best. Students publicly express themselves and there is always some type of project going on. Whether it was a mural of Barack Obama on a wall or self portraits of art students. We always get to express ourselves. Nothing to complain about.

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High School Sophomore

On Resources & Facilities: We always get the newest technology. Our school is always kept clean and guidance counselors are always easy to talk to. Basically, a very well-rounded school. One thing all students seem to complain about is the lack of access to printers. It's the worse.

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: My overall experience at this school was amazing. It started off rocky, because I wasn't as open as I am now when I first entered high school. The students here are so diverse in culture and thought. They carry themselves differently but still find a way to come together. I would choose this school again because it has prepared me college and the real world in more ways than one,.

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Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing & Fine Arts - Secondary School is a public school in East Orange, NJ. It has 825 students in grades 6-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 116 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

95%

Test Performance

15
Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing & Fine Arts - Secondary School performed better than 15% of other schools on New Jersey math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1460

Based on 17 students surveyed
Math
470
Verbal
510
Writing
480

ACT:
28

Based on 5 students surveyed
Math
29
English
27
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 53% Yes
  • 27% Not sure.
  • 20% No

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 5 responses

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 100% Be focused, be organized, and participate in clubs

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 100% The only performing arts school in East Orange, NJ

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
45.2%
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Female
54.8%
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Racial Diversity

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African American
97.7%
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Hispanic
2.1%
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Asian
0.2%
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Native American
0%
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White
0%
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Pacific Islander
0%
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Multiracial
0%