Overview

Founded in 1774, Newark Academy has a rich history as an independent, coeducational school where smart, motivated students are challenged by a rigorous academic program and an energized faculty committed to intellectual excellence. The culture prepares students for college and a lifetime of learning, while emphasizing the development of compassionate people.
Official information of Newark Academy in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Day
A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B+ Reviews
NA Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: 6-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Day S. Tuition: $47,120
# of Students: 656
Teacher:Student: 1:7%
AP Courses: 3
Endowment: $17,683/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 90%
SAT: 1453/1600
IB: No
#10

US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 5
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#3 Harvard College 9
#3 Stanford University 2
#3 Yale University 5
LAC #1 Williams College 2
#6 University of Chicago 5
#7 Johns Hopkins University 3
#7 University of Pennsylvania 15
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#10 Duke University 13
#10 Northwestern University 12
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#12 Dartmouth College 5
#13 Brown University 7
#13 Vanderbilt University 4
#15 Rice University 1
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 12
LAC #3 Pomona College 1
#17 Cornell University 17
#18 Columbia University 8
#18 University of Notre Dame 3
#20 University of California: Berkeley 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 2
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 5
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 3
#22 Emory University 8
#22 Georgetown University 7
#25 New York University 19
#25 University of Michigan 8
#25 University of Southern California 6
#25 University of Virginia 2
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2
#29 Wake Forest University 2
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 3
#32 Tufts University 6
#32 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 6
#36 University of Rochester 3
#38 University of Texas at Austin 3
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 11
#41 Boston University 4
#44 Case Western Reserve University 2
#44 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#44 Northeastern University 8
#44 Tulane University 4
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 1
#51 Lehigh University 11
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 4
#51 Villanova University 3
#55 Florida State University 1
#55 Pepperdine University 1
#55 University of Miami 4
#62 George Washington University 7
#62 Syracuse University 9
#62 University of Pittsburgh 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#70 Virginia Military Institute 1
#72 American University 2
#72 Fordham University 8
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 4
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 2
#72 Southern Methodist University 1
LAC #15 Davidson College 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 5
#76 Muhlenberg College 2
#77 Clemson University 1
#85 Washington College 1
#89 Elon University 1
#89 Howard University 3
#89 Juniata College 1
#89 University of Delaware 1
LAC #18 Colgate University 2
LAC #18 Haverford College 3
LAC #18 University of Richmond 2
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 3
#111 Drew University 2
#121 University of Vermont 2
LAC #25 Bates College 2
#127 University of Dayton 1
LAC #27 Colorado College 1
#137 Seton Hall University 1
#151 James Madison University 1
LAC #31 Bryn Mawr College 1
LAC #31 Kenyon College 1
LAC #33 Pitzer College 1
LAC #37 Bucknell University 7
LAC #39 Denison University 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 5
LAC #39 Skidmore College 1
#219 Hampton University 1
LAC #45 Furman University 1
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 2
Babson College 2
Bentley University 1
College of William and Mary 1
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Worldwide Campus 1
Franklin & Marshall College 1
Marist College 1
McGill University 6
Oberlin College 1
Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
Penn State University Park 2
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Rutgers University 6
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
United States Military Academy 1
University College London 1
University of Colorado Boulder 1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
University of Maryland: College Park 2
University of Oxford 1
University of St. Andrews 3
University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
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AP Courses

(Total 3)
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
United States History

IB Courses

(Total 19)
IB English A: Literature
IB Chinese
IB French
IB Spanish
IB Economics
IB History
IB Philosophy
IB World History
IB Biology
IB Chemistry
IB English A: Literature
IB Chinese
IB French
IB Spanish
IB Economics
IB History
IB Philosophy
IB World History
IB Biology
IB Chemistry
IB Computer Science
IB Environment
IB Physics
IB Analysis and Approaches
IB Mathematics
IB Dance
IB Film
IB Theatre
IB Visual Arts
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Sports

(Total 15)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 77)
Animal Rights Club
Around the World Travel Club
Art Club
Asian Diversity Club
Astronomy Club
Black Student Union
Cancer Awareness Club
Chemistry Club
Chess Club
Cricket Club
Animal Rights Club
Around the World Travel Club
Art Club
Asian Diversity Club
Astronomy Club
Black Student Union
Cancer Awareness Club
Chemistry Club
Chess Club
Cricket Club
Do Something Club
Entrepreneurship Club
Ethics Bowl
Federal Reserve Challenge Club
Film Appreciation Club
Food Club
French Club
Gender Sexuality Alliance
Girl Up
Green & Blue Committee
Healthy Body
Healthy Mind Club
Hubun Club (Muslim/Arabic Club)
Human Rights Club
Improv Club
Indian Club
Italian Club
Jewish Club
K-Pop Club
Kiva Club
Linguistics Club
Math Club
Mi Casa
Minuteman Newspaper
Minuteman Society
Mock Trial
Model Congress
Model United Nations
Music Production Club
Newark Anatomy
Outdoors Club
Peer Tutoring
People Organizing for Women's Empowerment and Rights (POWER)
Philosophy-Psychology Club
Photography Club
Prisms (literary magazine)
Public Health Group
Quiz Bowl
Robotics & Engineering Club
Ski Club
Sports Analytics Club
STEM Journal
Stock Market Club
Strategic Games Forum
Strings Attached
Student Endowment Committee
Support the Troops
Supporting Women in STEM
Think Tank
Ultimate Frisbee Club
Vypr Club (computer programming)
Yearbook
Yoga Club
Young Democrats Club
Young Republicans Club
Advancement Student Leadership Team
Athletic Team Captains
Classroom Intern Association (CIA)
Community Service Council
Diversity
Equity & Inclusion Ambassadors
Equity & Inclusion Team
Peer Leaders
School Council
Writing
Art
Music (WAM) Blog Interns
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Arts

(Total 14)
Acting
Choir
Dance
Music
String
Wind Symphony
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film
Acting
Choir
Dance
Music
String
Wind Symphony
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film
Filmmaking
Painting
Art
Audition
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1774
Campus Size: 68 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: SSAT, ISEE
School Code:
SSAT: 5296

Brief Reviews

(Total 6)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 2)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Newark Academy

Tell me a bit about Newark Academy.
Newark Academy is Co-ed private day school located in New Jersey, US. It was founded 1774 , and currently has about 656 students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.newarka.edu.
Does Newark Academy have rigorous academic requirements?
Newark Academy is offering 3 AP courses.

Newark Academy also have 90% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Newark Academy students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 22.06% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 23.77% go to top 25, and about 18.63% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Newark Academy?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Newark Academy’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Newark Academy’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Newark Academy in 2024 is $47,120, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at wtaylor@newarka.edu .
Where is Newark Academy located?
Newark Academy is located in the State of New Jersey of USA. The closest major city is New York, which is about 19 miles away from school. Most families can choose JFK aireport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is Newark Academy on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Newark Academy is among the most popular schools, within top 341 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Newark Academy has been favorited by 47 users.
How to start with an application with Newark Academy?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Newark Academy. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Newark Academy’s official site: http://www.newarka.edu or call them at 973-992-7000.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Newark Academy?
Yes, here are few: Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, Oratory Preparatory School and Kent Place School.

The closest major city is New York. You can find out more schools near New York here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Newark Academy?
The overall rating for Newark Academy is A+.

The section ratings of Newark Academy are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B+ for Students and Parents reviews
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