The current Belmont Runyon School was built by the Newark Public Schools as a PK-5 school and opened in 2004. The Hillier Group was the architect. It replaced the original school built in 1962 located at 66 West Runyon Street, the site for which was taken by NJDOT to construct an improved access ramp to I-78.
We the scholars, educators, families and community partners are committed to ourselves and each other. Daily, we will build on the foundations of education, honesty, and integrity, empowering us to be global investors. As diverse learners we welcome the challenge to be empowered and acknowledged.
Belmont Runyon Community School will be a community of upstanding citizens who are high achievers of academic excellence, character development, and community service.
Belmont Runyon School is committed to increasing student achievement and building student leadership to allow students to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in all endeavors.
When the Students of Belmont Runyon School transition into secondary schools they will demonstrate the self-advocacy skills in order to communicate learning style, academic and behavioral needs in order to successfully graduate from high school and enter a post-secondary academic or vocational program.