University Heights Charter School

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74 Hartford St

Newark, NJ 07103

(973) 623-1965

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 288

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for University Heights Charter School

My son has been attending UHCS for the past 4 years and will be graduating from the 8th grade. UHCS really worked with my son through some challenges he had. I am honored that this school was part of his educational growth. The teachers are willing to meet with you any time. They also assist with getting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/14

I attended the school that was formerly in the UHCS building, Bethany Academy. I also attended UHCS the first 2 years it opened (07-09), in 2nd and 3rd grade. Back then, the school was run by Dr. Linda. We had no library- the library students go in now was just an empty room we sometimes used for meetings. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/19/11

I absolutely love this school. My son has been here since grade K and he has stayed motivated throughout the years. He's had an amazing year last year in 2nd grade and I absolutely LOVED his teachers Ms. Urban and Ms. Tag!!!! Although the school lacks parent involvment, you can always count on the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/27/11

My son had a great year in second grade last year. Ms. Urban and Ms. T really got him excited about school.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/11

i think the teacher are very young, the lack experience. the communication is terrible with parent. i took my son out this year. It is a better option that public school with their are a lot of better charter and private school in newark

Posted by a parent on 06/25/10

staff is good and encourage kids for education

Posted by a parent on 05/12/10

Job well done Ms. Nelms! the staff is wonderful

Posted by a parent on 06/19/09

Dr. Woodson is no longer at the school and the circulum has been revamped. I see the school moving in the right direction. I expect scores to be higher this year.

Posted by a parent on 06/05/09

university heights is a great school. they teach ur kids about there future. also you will be pleased to send ur child there

Posted by a student on 01/04/09

This school is a joke. Dr. Woodson doesn't protect her teachers. She sides with parents and students even if they are lying. Woodson sells you a dream but gives you scrapes. Don't be fooled with what she has to offer. I paid the price for that mistake. Words of wisdom: Do not send your child there.

Posted by a parent on 05/22/08

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Test scores for University Heights Charter School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
University Heights Charter School
University Heights Charter School
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK 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. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Newark schools — University Heights Charter School is located at 74 Hartford St, Newark NJ 07103. 74 Hartford St is in the 07103 ZIP code in Newark, NJ The school district for University Heights Charter School is the University Heights Charter School. University Heights Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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