Newark High School in Newark, DE - Niche

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Newark High School is a public school in Newark, Delaware. It has 1,549 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 70% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 221 reviews written and they have been mixed.

750 East Delaware Ave
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 631-4700

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3.2 from 221 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Most clubs are good even though there's not as much of a variety as I would like.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I moved here in the middle of my freshman year from a spectacular public high school, so I guess my view of this school is a bit biased, but I speak for other students when I say that some of them would rather go to a better school.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Teachers: There are some teachers who I've had here who actually care about you and how you're doing in school, but then there are others who seem like they could care less.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: It`s only okay because there are some teachers who really go above and beyond. However, there are many teachers Who's performances are unsatisfactory.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I have made my own pathway through this school with the choir and band program along with animal science. Many of my classmates have become close friends of mine and we have shared many fun times within the drama club and FFA. Newark High has the programs I need and guided me from freshman year into what I want to major in at college. There are teachers there who have inspired me to strive for greatness and I am thankful for their constant and unwavering support.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.00 Christiana High School 3 mi. 839
2.33 Glasgow High School 4 mi. 997
3.33 Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School 6 mi. 1,048
2.66 Thomas McKean High School 7 mi. 873
3.00 Delcastle Technical High School 7 mi. 1,519

Around Newark High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Newark High School United States Christiana High School Delcastle Technical High School Glasgow High School Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School Thomas McKean High School
White 42.0% 51.0% 23.0% 35.0% 26.0% 48.0% 35.0%
African American 36.0% 15.0% 56.0% 36.0% 49.0% 37.0% 26.0%
Hispanic 14.0% 25.0% 12.0% 26.0% 19.0% 11.0% 34.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 4.0% 0% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 2.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 29.2%
Grade 10 29.1%
Grade 11 21.7%
Grade 12 19.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 46% Yes
  • 29% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 35% Wide variety of people and clubs
  • 31% Every one is different
  • 18% Teachers are cool
  • 10% School is friendly
  • 6% You will find your crowd here if you try

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 32% School lunch and cooling system
  • 29% Lack of common sense in fellow students
  • 16% Age of the school
  • 13% Bathrooms
  • 8% The size of the student body population.
  • 3% It's a new school, still working out issues

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 25 responses

  • 68% Cambridge honors program
  • 20% We're THE Newark High School.
  • 8% Fighting spirit
  • 4% Our sports & art uniqueness & competitiveness

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 37% Never give up never surrender
  • 30% Old
  • 22% Different
  • 7% It is what it is
  • 4% Academically challenging and driven

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 53% Focus on school, ignore temptations to fall behind
  • 16% Large student body
  • 16% You are there to learn
  • 16% Getting into the right crowd is key.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 64% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 36% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.