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Newark Collegiate Academy


Newark Collegiate Academy


Newark Collegiate Academy (NCA) is a four-year charter public high school located in Newark in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the TEAM Academy Charter School network of charter schools in Newark run by the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) which serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. NCA opened in August 2007 and will ultimately serve over 570 students, mostly matriculating from TEAM's middle schools, Rise and TEAM Academies.

As of the 2015-16 school year, the school had an enrollment of 3,247 students and 245.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.3:1. There were 2,486 students (76.6% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 364 (11.2% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.

Awards, recognition and rankings

The school was the 288th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools".

Athletics

The Newark Collegiate Academy Panthers compete in the Super Essex Conference under the auspices of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). With 487 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2015-16 school year as North II, Group I for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 73 to 457 students in that grade range.

School colors are navy blue and white. Sports offered by the school include volleyball (women), basketball (men), basketball (women), cross country (men), cross country (women), football, soccer (women), soccer (men), track and field spring (men), track and field spring (women), track and field winter (men) and track and field winter (women).

References

External links

  • Newark Collegiate Academy website
  • School data for TEAM Academy Charter School, National Center for Education Statistics
  • Newark Collegiate Academy's 2015–16 School Performance Report from the New Jersey Department of Education

Newark Collegiate Academy


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