Dear Thirteenth Avenue/Dr. MLK Jr. School Families – “The Pride of Newark”
Thirteenth Avenue/Dr. MLK Jr. School is a preferred school for the students of Newark. Our mission and vision is to provide all students with a strong academic foundation that will prepare them for success in high school, college, and beyond. We strive to foster a welcoming school community where students, parents, and staff are safe, supported, and encouraged to excel at their highest potential. Thirteenth Avenue/Dr. MLK Jr. School ensures academic success through high quality, standard-based instruction. We foster an inclusive environment where all students can excel. Students have the opportunity to engage in: core content subjects, STEM, and the visual and performing arts. Students participate in a variety of extracurricular activities such as debate, basketball, and robotics.
Thirteenth Avenue/Dr. MLK Jr. School is a school community where parents have a voice and an active role in the education of their children. Our purpose is to support the families that we serve. We encourage all parents to take the opportunity to come to the school to meet the leadership team and share ideas. Our intention is to build relationships with our parents that are collaborative, positive, and supportive.