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Newark High School is a public school in Newark, Delaware. It has 1,449 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 62% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 187 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.1 from 187 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Newark is a cool school forreal. I like it here
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Food: Depending on whats for lunch the food be okay.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Administration is actually good, they are very strict on the rules
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: You get alot of opportunities to do some type of sport. All the students usually show alot of suport to the sports teams.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers in this school are not that bad. Some teachers are just great, but then you have some rude teachers that can really care less about us or our education.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool Private
2.33 Brookside Elementary School Public
2.33 R. Elisabeth Maclary Elementary School Public
Holy Angels Elementary School Private, Religious
2.66 West Park Place Elementary School Public
2.33 The Brennen School Public
2.33 George V. Kirk Middle School Public
2.66 Jennie E. Smith Elementary School Public
2.33 Joseph M. McVey Elementary School Public
Delaware School for the Deaf Public
2.33 Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Public
Newark Day Nursery & Children's Center Private
Goddard Early Learning Center Private
2.33 Shue-Medill Middle School Public
3.00 John R. Downes Elementary School Public
Aletheia Christian School & Daycare Center Private, Religious
Pike Creek Christian School Private, Religious
Covenant Community School Private, Religious, All-Girls
4.00 Newark Charter School Public, Charter
2.33 Etta J. Wilson Elementary School Public
2.00 Christiana High School Public
Edu-Care Preschool & Daycare Private
2.33 Glasgow High School Public
Tutor Time Child Care & Learning Center Private
Super Kids Preschool & Kindergarten Private
2.33 Henry M. Brader Elementary School Public
2.66 Robert S. Gallaher Elementary School Public
3.00 Forest Oak Elementary School Public
2.66 St. Mark's High School Private, Religious
3.00 Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Public
3.33 Heritage Elementary School Public
3.33 Skyline Middle School Public
The Independence School Private
3.66 Linden Hill Elementary School Public
Learning Express Academy Private
St. John's Lutheran School Private, Religious
2.33 Albert H. Jones Elementary School Public
2.00 Porter Road Elementary School Public
Limestone Hills Day School Private
3.00 William B. Keene Elementary School Public
TLK Academy Private
3.00 John Dickinson High School Public
3.33 Tall Oaks Classical School Private, Religious
Lela Day School Private
The Learning Link Academy & School of the Performing Arts Private, Religious
3.33 Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School Public
2.33 May B. Leasure Elementary School Public
Montessori Academy of Delware Private, Montessori
3.66 Caravel Academy Private
2.66 Cecil Manor Elementary School Public
Christ the Teacher Catholic School Private, Religious
3.66 North Star Elementary School Public
3.33 The Central School Public, Alternative
CACC Montessori School Private, Montessori
Great New Beginnings Early Childhood Learning Center Private
High Road School of Cecil County - Elkton Private, Special Education
St. Mark's Prekindergarten & Kindergarten Private, Religious
2.66 Stanton Middle School Public
St. John the Beloved School Private, Religious
Glasgow Chrisian Academy Private, Religious
3.33 Fairwinds Christian School Private, Religious
Wilmington Junior Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Thomson Estates Elementary School Public
2.66 Red Lion Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Tri-State Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.66 Brandywine Springs School Public
Cornerstone School Private, Religious
2.66 Thomas McKean High School Public
2.66 Elkton Middle School Public
Hockessin Montessori School Private, Montessori
3.33 Sanford School Private
Our Lady of Fatima School Private, Religious
2.66 Gilpin Manor Elementary School Public
2.66 Pleasantville Elementary School Public
2.66 Elkton High School Public
4.00 Kennett Middle School Public
2.66 Anna P. Mote Elementary School Public
Immaculate Conception School Private, Religious
3.00 Aquinas Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Delcastle Technical High School Public
Holiness Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.00 Wilmington Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Kenmore Elementary School Public
3.00 Kathleen H. Wilbur Elementary School Public
4.00 Olive B. Loss Elementary School Public
3.00 Cherry Hill Middle School Public
Landenberg Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Holly Hall Elementary School Public
Mount Aviat Academy Private, Religious
Layton Preparatory School Private, Special Education
3.33 H.B. Dupont Middle School Public
White Clay Learning Center Private, Special Education
2.66 Marbrook Elementary School Public
4.00 New Garden Elementary School Public
St. Catherine of Siena School Private, Religious
3.00 Richey Elementary School Public
4.00 Conrad Schools of Science Public, Magnet
St. Matthew School Private, Religious

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 George V. Kirk Middle School 1 mi. 846
2.33 Gauger-Cobbs Middle School 2 mi. 1,158
2.33 Shue-Medill Middle School 2 mi. 1,028
2.00 Christiana High School 2 mi. 984
2.33 Glasgow High School 4 mi. 1,070

Around Newark High School

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


Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

Newark High School United States Christiana High School Gauger-Cobbs Middle School George V. Kirk Middle School Glasgow High School Shue-Medill Middle School
White 46.0% 51.6% 26.0% 39.0% 34.0% 29.0% 45.0%
African American 34.0% 15.2% 52.0% 40.0% 36.0% 48.0% 29.0%
Hispanic 12.0% 24.5% 13.0% 15.0% 18.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.7% 4.0% 3.0% 6.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 3.0% 0% 4.0% 0% 1.0%


Grade 9 32.2%
Grade 10 23.7%
Grade 11 21.5%
Grade 12 22.6%

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 18 responses

  • 56% Yes
  • 22% Not sure.
  • 22% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 34% Wide variety of people and clubs
  • 31% Every one is different
  • 24% Teachers are cool
  • 10% School is friendly

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 34% Lack of common sense in fellow students
  • 28% School lunch and cooling system
  • 21% Age of the school
  • 10% Bathrooms
  • 7% The size of the student body population.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 69% Cambridge honors program
  • 25% We're THE Newark High School.
  • 6% Fighting spirit

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 38% Different
  • 31% Never give up never surrender
  • 31% Old

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 53% Focus on school, ignore temptations to fall behind
  • 20% Large student body
  • 13% You are there to learn
  • 13% Getting into the right crowd is key.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.