At Newark Boys Chorus School, our mission is to create a challenging academic and musical environment in the city of Newark for young males from fourth through eighth grades.
Newark boys chorus school ultimately seeks to provide the community with young men who value a love for learning, a quest for excellence, and a compassion for humanity.
NBCS students, parents, teachers, and staff value: embracing a hunger for learning: striving for excellence in all that we do; respecting others and their property; and creating a cooperative spirit among the members of our school family.

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Student Body

Total Students
55 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Newark Boys Chorus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(khaki pants, school polo shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition Free Effective September 2017
% on Financial Aid
45%
Admissions Director
Brenda McLeod

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
African Drumming, Musical Theater

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