Louise A. Spencer Elementary School opened its doors in 1977. Named after a Charlton Street School PTA president, it was built to replace the aging Charlton Street School.
Located in the Central Ward of Newark, NJ, it serves a population of more than 700 students. It has regular and special education classes. The students are of various ethnicity and backgrounds
The mission of Louise A Spencer School is to work in partnership with the community, students, and families to ensure that each student acquires the knowledge, skills and core values necessary to achieve personal success by developing trusting connections with one another, creating a sense of purpose, promoting self-determination, and striving for excellence in academic achievement.
At Louise A Spencer School, we transform our community by fostering a sense of pride and responsibility in our students, thereby creating a future generation of leaders and change agents who will flourish as a responsible citizens in the global community.