Newark Academy

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<p>Founded in 1774, Newark Academy is the second oldest day school in New Jersey and one of a handful of pre-Revolutionary War schools still operating in the United States.</p>
<p>The original school temporarily closed after the British burned it down during the Revolutionary War; it reopened in new quarters in 1792. In 1802, the Academy opened a separate division for girls, but the innovative program was closed in 1859.</p> <p>In 1964, the Academy moved from Newark to its current 68-acre campus in Livingston. In 1971, it became fully co-educational.</p> <p>Newark Academy today serves 565 students from 81 communities in grades 6-12. There are 399 students in the upper school and 166 students in middle school. </p> <p>The faculty has an average of 22 years teaching experience and 85 percent of the 92 teachers and administrators have advanced degrees; eight have earned doctorate degrees. The average class size is 13.</p> <p>Newark Academy is a member of and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. The school is also a  member of National Association of Independent Schools.</p>
91 S Orange Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 992-7000
  • Fax: 973-992-8962
  • Accessibility Details: Ramped access to main building and field house. Elevators in gymnasium and school building between first and second floors
  • Accessible: yes
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