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.
Belmont Runyon Community School will be a community of upstanding citizens who are high achievers of academics, character development, and community service.
At Belmont Runyon Community School, we the students, parents, educators and community partners are committed to increasing student achievement, literacy comprehension and a love for reading. The students will obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to have access to college and family engagement to forge strong partnerships to promote student success.