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Newark, New Jersey
Essex County
Newark Public School District
Oliver Street School is a public school located in Newark, New Jersey with 1,124 students in grades Pre-K-8.
Highlights
Oliver Street School envisions a community of learners inspired by the universal principle of scholarship
Awards

We emphasize engagement in critical dialogue achieving cultural competence and achieving technological innovation

Location
86 Oliver Street
Newark, NJ 07105
Contact
Principal: Mr. Douglas Petty
973-465-4870
dpetty@nps.k12.nj.us
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Grades
Pre-K-8
White 33%
Black 4%
Asian 0%
Hispanic 62%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
1,124
students
Female 51.6%
Male 48.4%
Economically disadvantaged students 77%
Students with disabilities 13%
English learners 38%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
112
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 7%
74
Kindergarten 8%
90
1st Grade 9%
106
2nd Grade 10%
111
3rd Grade 8%
91
4th Grade 10%
109
5th Grade 10%
109
6th Grade 11%
125
7th Grade 10%
118
8th Grade 17%
191
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English & language arts proficiency
64%
of students

Math proficiency
45%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
0.4
Incidents per year
Violence 4
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 1
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 2
Total incidents 5
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
81%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 8%
1 to 5 days 46%
6 to 10 days 27%
11 to 15 days 11%
Over 15 days 8%
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Spanish 53.5%
Portuguese 32.4%
English 13.0%
Other 1.2%
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Learn more about Oliver Street School.

Mission

Oliver Street School envisions a community of learners inspired by the universal principle of scholarship At Oliver students will be grounded by a rich past and charged by the challenges that face the human condition in order to distinguish themselves as problem solvers for the global community

Sports

Basketball (Girls), Cheerleading (Coed), Soccer (Coed), Volleyball (Girls)

Clubs

Archery Debate Drama Jazz House Kids Program Robotics

Programs

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

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

Boys and Girls Club Future Rutgers Scholars Jazz House Kids Program My Very Own Library Playworks

Facilities

Built in 2016 Features an Auditorium Chemistry Labs Computer Labs Makerspace Robotics Lab a Media Center Music Classrooms and a Soccer Field (On Campus)

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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