About Our School
Rafael Hernandez Elementary School is located in the North Ward of the City of Newark. It houses approximately 725 students in grades Pre-K through Grade 8, including six self-contained special education classes, two Resource Rooms, and three Bilingual Classes. The building conforms to 504 building codes and welcomes those students as well as staff members who need this access. Rafael Hernandez School was one of the Newark Public Schools awarded by the Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey and the NJ Arts Education Survey conducted in the spring of 2006 used to categorize arts education in the public schools in NJ, singled out Rafael Hernandez as an elementary school with an exemplary program of arts education offerings.
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Welcome Back Letter (August 2020)
Please read the Welcome Back Letter from Principal Pared.