University High School

School Overview


55 Clinton Pl

Newark, NJ 07108

(973) 351-2010

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Grades: 7 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for University High School

My experience at uhs was the greatest! Like honestly the teachers care about you can the principal maybe strict but at least we are controlled. Im currently in all honor class, and they are very challeging! I believe that this school is one of the best in newark!

Posted by a other on 01/26/12

My experience at this school these past two years have been honestly hard to believe. While I applied, i was told that UHS was a "terrific" high school and that I would be challenged to out-perform others. Turns out, intellectual competition is saddening for a "GREAT" school and not many care about ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/09/11

I've been a student at University High School for two years, and it's honestly a sub par excuse for 'acclaimed' learning institution. Our students may out-perform other Newark schools but we have very little intellectual competition. University will get you through to your senior year, and maybe you'll ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/09/10

My daughter goes here and she love it. Everyday she comes home with good news.

Posted by a parent on 10/25/09

My child graduated as an excellent student from University High School and turned out to be an amazing, well-rounded, community-minded and responsible person. I would recommend University to any parent.

Posted by a parent on 03/11/09

I am an alumni of University High School and have been there from my freshman year. I can honestly say that the experience was terrific. It is a comfortable environment and and the teachers are always willing to work with their students. There is no reason why a student should fail with all the help ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/29/08

I am a senior at university throughout my previous year it has challenge me. I would recommend this school to anyone. Staffs are willing to help and this school have a big selection of honors and advance placement classes. At University you will always have fun and be challenged at the same time. Although ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/25/08

I am currently a junior at UHS. I've been here since 7th grade. I've been watching this school grow in the hands of Roger Leon and plunge in the hands of Claude Bey. It is not the fault of our principal however, he just lacks the strength that Leon had to challenge most of the stubborn ignorance parading ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/02/08

I am the proud parent of a sophomore. Thus far, the school is wonderful. My daughter has some struggles her freshman year, but that was to be expected. The curriculum is very challenging which makes for great learning. My decision to send her to University H.S. was the right choice. She will reep ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/12/07

I love University! It's challenging and fun. The teachers are good. But the best part of my school is Mr. Leon. I dont know where I would be and where Unversity would be without him.

Posted by a student on 07/25/07

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Test scores for University High School

HSPA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
University 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 — University High School is located at 55 Clinton Pl, Newark NJ 07108. 55 Clinton Pl is in the 07108 ZIP code in Newark, NJ The school district for University High School is the Newark Public Schools. University High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 12.
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