Description: This document provides guidance and criteria in order to graduate from a high school of the Newark Board of Education and receive a State-endorsed diploma.
Description: Students are required to complete eighty (80) hours of community service as part of their graduation requirements. These eighty hours can be accumulated over the course of four years and must be documented using the Community Service Log form. Service hours may include community service completed independently or as part of service-learning and/or a school-led service program. It is suggested that students complete twenty hours each year. A copy of the Community Service Log form can be obtained from your student’s school counselor.
Description: Welcome to Naviance! Naviance is a comprehensive college, career and life readiness solution (CCLR) that helps districts and schools align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes and connecting learning to life.
Description: Beginning with the Class of 2022 (and beyond), each graduating high school senior in Newark is required, as part of the district's new graduation requirement, to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application.
Why is the FAFSA/NJAFAA a graduation requirement?
Research indicates two-thirds of almost all living wage jobs will require a postsecondary credential. Training for credentials can be expensive and entrance applications can sometimes be challenging. The Newark Board of Education is committed to preparing all students for the transition from high school to multiple pathways after graduation – both college and career. We support FAFSA/NJAFAA for all graduates. Filing is free. We will help students and families answer questions and successfully complete the process.
Description: Given the continuing impact of COVID-19 on the educational environment, the NCAA Eligibility Center has partnered with the NCAA membership to identify the following changes to the initial-eligibility certification process for students who initially enroll full time in a collegiate institution during the 2021-22 academic year. The Eligibility Center will continue to monitor the environment and make necessary adjustments to prioritize health, safety and fairness for all prospective student-athletes.
Description: Request for Student Information from Military Recruiters, Institutions of Higher Education, and Prospective Employers
Description: RethinkEd is a web-based service for students, parents, teachers and support staff. It was written by experts in the field of Social Emotional Learning. The RethinkEd SEL Program covers 5 content areas: Awareness of Self and Others; Self-Management, Social Skills, Social Awareness and Self-Care. Each content area comes with corresponding topics such as respect, focus and conflict resolution.
Description: To accumulate the 130 credits required to earn a high school diploma, students must successfully complete the following courses as required by the New Jersey State Department of Education and the Newark Public Schools.
Description: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:36-27, The High School Voter Registrations Law requires districts to provide eligible voters registration materials, a summary of voter registration eligibility requirements, materials describing the role of a citizen, and materials articulating the importance of voting to all eligible high school students.