Founded in 1774, Newark Academy is the second oldest day school in New Jersey and one of a handful of…More pre-Revolutionary War schools still operating in the United States.
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.
In 1964, the Academy moved from Newark to its current 68-acre campus in Livingston. In 1971, it became fully co-educational.
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.
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.
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.
St. Raphael's Church 346 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ07039 St. Raphael's Parish is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. Mass is offered daily in the sunlit modernist…More church sanctuary.
The Children's Institute 6 Regent St, Livingston, NJ07039-1615 From its beginnings as an orphanage in Newark in the late 1800s, The Children's Institute has evolved into a private…More elementary, middle and secondary school to help students ages three to twenty-one overcome learning, language or social and emotional challenges to reach full potential as adults. Located at one of the highest elevations in the county, The Children's Institute offers a diverse range of theraputic, educational and life skills programs for its students. The institute is a non-profit school approved by the State Board of Education.