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Newark, New Jersey
Essex County
Newark Public School District
George Washington Carver Elementary School is a public school located in Newark, New Jersey with 528 students in grades Pre-K-8.
Highlights
Bruce Street School for the Deaf is located within George Washington Carver School and offers unique learning courses for students grades Pre K through 8
Awards

The school operates in a fully inclusive environment with no social barriers

Location
333 Clinton Pl
Newark, NJ 07112
Contact
Principal: Mr. Kyle Thomas
973-705-3800
K1Thomas@NPS.K12.NJ.US
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Grades
Pre-K-8
White 0%
Black 93%
Asian 0%
Hispanic 7%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
528
students
Female 48.3%
Male 51.7%
Economically disadvantaged students 65%
Students with disabilities 29%
English learners 1%
Homeless students 4%
Students in foster care 2%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
53
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 9%
50
Kindergarten 9%
49
1st Grade 9%
46
2nd Grade 9%
49
3rd Grade 10%
54
4th Grade 10%
54
5th Grade 12%
61
6th Grade 11%
57
7th Grade 12%
61
8th Grade 9%
47
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English & language arts proficiency
17%
of students

Math proficiency
16%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
3.8
Incidents per year
Violence 11
Weapons 0
Vandalism 1
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 13
Total incidents 20
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
39%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 2%
1 to 5 days 17%
6 to 10 days 20%
11 to 15 days 19%
Over 15 days 42%
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English 97.7%
Spanish 1.7%
Other 0.6%
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Learn more about George Washington Carver Elementary School.

Mission

Bruce Street School for the Deaf is located within George Washington Carver School and offers unique learning courses for students grades Pre K through 8 Our diverse Auditory Impaired and Multiply Disabled academic program provides a totally inclusive environment that engages all students in multiple paths for success

Sports

Basketball (Boys & Girls), Cheerleading (Boys & Girls)

Clubs

Dance Jr Honor Society Newark Chess Robotics Student Council

Programs

Afterschool Program serving students ages 5 13 Operated by Newark Public Schools and Afterschool Allstars

Supports

Special education programs are offered in the least restrictive environment and emphasize specialized instruction and related services designed to meet the unique needs of students based on individual needs Highly specialized programs for students with greater needs are available including transitional services Bilingual education and ESL is available in the district to English Language Learners (ELLs) as per NJAC6A:15 Transitional bilingual education programs and dual language programs are available for Spanish speaking ELLs as well as part time bilingual education for Portuguese French and Haitian Creole speaking ELLs The goals is for students to acquire English language proficiency by making annual progress through targeted support and instruction in the home language and or tailored second language acquisition I RS services are available for students in need of academic social or emotional support as well as school counselors academic support and interventions OT PT

Parents

After School All Stars Leaders for Life My Very Own Library Newark Trust NJCIE

Facilities

Built in 1979 and includes Auditorium and Media Center

School safety

Our students and staff regularly participate in both fire and security drills The drills ensure preparedness for a wide spectrum of emergencies In addition we installed a LobbyGuard system in our building The system assists with visitor management and flags registered Megans Offenders upon entry into our school Additionally we participate in Newark Cares a program in partnership with the Newark Police Division and the US Drug Enforcement Agency The program is designed to alert our administrators anytime a student has been involved in or exposed to a traumatic experience Our school staffs a team of professionally trained Security Guards solely dedicated to ensuring the safety of students staff visitors and property

Early childhood

The school offers a full day pre kindergarten program for all Newark residents who turn 3 or 4 years of age by October 1st In addition any child with an individualized education plan (IEP) is able to enroll and attend preschool as soon as they turn 3 years old Each preschool classroom is staff with at least one teacher and one teacher aide for a maximum of fifteen students The preschool day is aligned with the school district’s 6 hour day Preschool programs are funded by New Jersey Preschool Education Aid and or Federal Head Start funds

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The traditional standard schedule for students in our elementary schools is 8:25 am 2:55 pm All schools have a centralized homepage where important information is posted Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are also utilized to communicate important information special events and reminders We also utilize the Blackboard telephone communication system to notify families of emergency school closings All students in (Pre K to 12th Grade) are required to wear a school uniform The clothing guidelines and colors can be found at www nps k12 nj us parents resources school uniforms Admissions information for all Newark Board of Education schools can be found at www NewarkEnrolls org

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