About Our School
Our core values are captured in the word, DREAM: Diligence, Respect, Empathy, A+ Self Control, and Mindful Inquisitiveness. Our mission is to cultivate these values in our students, so they become lifelong learners, who then become skilled leaders. We value hard work and commitment from the entire community of staff, scholars, administration, parents and families.
Our ultimate goal is to ensure that our scholars are college ready and productive citizens.
Our School in the News
Winter Wonderland Concert!!
Avon Avenue Winter Wonderland Concert Grades PreK-2 Grades 3-5 Grades 5-6Read More →
The Newark Board of Education Approves the Appointment of New Principals for the 2022-23 School Year
Newark, NJ, [June 27, 2022] Superintendent León and the Newark Board of Education are pleased to announce the appointment of 10 new Principals for the 2022-23 school year. All of the candidates participated in a rigorous interview process consisting of meetings with key members of the community, students, staff, and the Superintendent. Superintendent León said, […]Read More →
Special Olympics Track & Field Event at Brookdale Park
On Wednesday, May 4th our Newark Board of Education student athletes participated in the Special Olympics Track & Field Event at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, NJ. We had students compete from Avon, First Avenue, Ivy Hill, John F. Kennedy, NJ Regional Day, Spencer, and South Street. Track and field, also known as athletics, encourages athletes […]Read More →
Newark Board of Education Held a White Coat Ceremony for Students Inducted into the PLTW Medical Detectives Program
Earlier this month, Mount Vernon Elementary School held a White Coat Ceremony to induct eight new students into their Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Medical Detectives Program. The eight new inductees were welcomed into the program by an elite group of students from Cohort 1, who received their white lab coats February 10, 2022. The […]Read More →
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