East Side High School

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238 Van Buren St

Newark, NJ 07105

(973) 465-4900

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,623

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for East Side High School

This school is very unappreciated. I'm going on my fourth year at this school and it's top of the line because it's intellectually stimulating. You can pay for your child to go to a top of the line private school where they learn to regurgitate information and fill in bubbles. East Sides teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/01/13

Over the decades, East Side has been the place where immigrant teens would learn the American way of life. It is a place that holds really great memories for thousands of students. I think its location, in itself, creates the opportunity for students to learn and have city smarts as well. Bloom ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/02/13

East Side High School is the safest of the non magnet schools, but is by far ill-equipped to send children to a good higher institute of education. The teachers are there by nepotism. Because the principal is Portuguese, which means that more than half of the teachers and administration are Portuguese. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/26/12

I agree!One of the most underrated schools in Newark. The leadership pf the school is turning that school around!My son is a junior in the Honors program and is getting an excellent, well-rounded education.

Posted by a parent on 10/04/08

This is perhaps one of the most underrated schools in all of newark. The teachers are great and the leadership is great. My child attended this school and graduated with a scholorshp to a school in new york. I recommend this school for everyone

Posted by a parent on 08/14/07

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Test scores for East Side High School

HSPA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
East Side High School
Newark Public Schools
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math. The HSPA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Newark schools — East Side High School is located at 238 Van Buren St, Newark NJ 07105. 238 Van Buren St is in the 07105 ZIP code in Newark, NJ The school district for East Side High School is the Newark Public Schools. East Side High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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