Peshine Ave School

433 Peshine Ave, Newark, NJ 07112 | (973) 705-3890
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 571
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4 out of 5 | 10 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Wanda Brooks-Long
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Newark City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $25,201
  • Graduation Rate: 72.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 39,443

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 571
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 294 (51.5%)
  • Females: 277 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (6.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 476 (83.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 513 (89.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Peshine Ave School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Peshine Ave School
  Number Percent
1st Grade488.4%
2nd Grade6411.2%
3rd Grade488.4%
4th Grade559.6%
5th Grade508.8%
6th Grade6110.7%
7th Grade529.1%
8th Grade508.8%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 10 Reviews
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10 reviews for Peshine Ave School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 10, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I know PeshineAve is one of the best schools because they have the best principal a kid can have I know this because she was the best teacher at Louise A Spencer shes amazing parents need to help out more 1 person cant do it alone participate more and the kids can learn more.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on May 30, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i graduated from this school..and i just have to say its was the best school ever ..if u ever get the chance to send your children her jump and at the opportunity..the teacher are very caring.. and there like another parent to u ..yup thats all i have to say bye!
  • Reviewed by Student on January 09, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I had the bestteachers at Peshine the one Iremember was Miss Heck my reading teacher she was the be3st thanks to her Istill love rea
    d Iam now 70 yrsold
  • Reviewed by Student on October 28, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate

  • peshine aveune school is so the best because you can do lots of thing that you want to
  • Reviewed by Community Member on July 18, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is is horrible and the kids are bad ad poor. there's not enough toilet paper in the bathroom and one parent had to send her child with tissue to school.the school does not challenge the kids. they teach children in the 3rd grade on first grade level.What?How ridiculous!!
  • Reviewed by Student on May 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i say yall should not talk about peshine because first of all they do not have mice my lil sister andi go there we don't see rats yall live with rats if we were to talk about yall school yall will have a fit so dont talk about peshine.peshine is better than all yall school now what yall never been there don't belive roomer PESHINE GO HARD PERIOD
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 13, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • peshine aveune prep is the best school ever, when you first put your child in there yeah she or he will get into little fights but there are smart kids and good administrators.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 02, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Although the school was better last year than the year before, Many improvements are still needed. IF communication and personal relations improve, the school wouldn't be nearly as bad.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 14, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Peshine Avenue University Prep is the best school i ever graduated out of even though i almost got kicked out during my 8th grade year but thats okay i'm in VA right now but I'll be back to visit my school again i miss it

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