Link Community School

23 Pennsylvania Avenue
Newark, NJ 07114-0710
     Tel: (973)642-0529
        
   
Grades: 7 - 8 | 128 students
Link Community School seeks to provide an outstanding independent middle school education for Newark adolescents of all academic abilities from economically disadvantaged families.
Link endeavours to create a powerful learning commudity to excellence and enduring core values.
By building a strong academic foundation and instilling life-long values, Link aims to develop students who will be sucessful in higher education and responsible and resourceful citizens who give back to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 8
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Link Community School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(See school website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition-free.
% on Financial Aid 99%
Admissions Director Mr. Greg Silver

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Ice Hockey, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballIce Hockey,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Government Association, Africian Dance and Drumming troupe, Link Community School Players (performing arts) Student Government Association,
Africian Dance and Drumming troupe,
Link Community School Players (performing arts),

School Notes:

Link Community School seeks to provide an outstanding independent middle school education for Newark adolescents of all academic abilities from economically disadvantaged families. Link endeavours to create a powerful learning commudity to excellence and enduring core values. By building a strong academic foundation and instilling life-long values, Link aims to develop students who will be sucessful in higher education and responsible and resourceful citizens who give back to others.

For the past twelve years, 100% of Link students have been accepted into one or more private boarding or day schools (sectarian and/or parochial) or competitive Newark magnets schools. Approimately 85% of Link alumni have enrrolled in college.

Profile last updated: 09/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. James Preparatory School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newark Boys Chorus School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Newark Day Center (0.5 miles away)
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