About Our School
Rafael Hernández 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.
This website's purpose is to provide both students and parents with resources and information that may be relevant to their specific social and emotional needs.
You will find information on the programs and supports we provide our students and information on our HIB Specialist, Ms. Evaristo.
Please click on this link to access our Afterschool Program Site!
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