High School Academy: Summer Jump-Start

Dates: July 1st – August 2nd (No Program July 4th & 5th)
Hours: 8:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Grades: Current 5th-7th Graders
Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Fee: No
Students MUST be Newark Residents
Contact: Larry Ramkissoon, lramkissoon@nullnps.k12.nj.us


2019 High School Academy – Summer Jump-Start is a full-day academic and Enrichment Program for students currently in grades 5, 6, and 7. These students will have opportunities to explore the Academies offered at each of our comprehensive high schools.

Location Dates Academy Higher Education Professional Organization
Weequahic High School July 1st – July 3rd Allied Health Rutgers School of Nursing & Rutgers School of Health Professions Robert Wood Johnson(Newark Beth Israel Hospital)
Barringer High School July 8th – July 12th Law & Public Safety Rutgers Law School City of Newark (Police Department)
Carpentry TBD ACD Construction
Visual & Performing Arts Montclair State University NJ Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
East Side High School July 15th – July 19th New Media Montclair State University Formula 306
Ricoh Inc.
Performing Arts Montclair State University NJ Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
Teacher Montclair State University AFT (NTU)
Central High School July 22nd – July 25th Environmental Studies Kean University PSE&G
Dental Rutgers School of Health Professions Delta Dental
West Side High School July 26th, 29th, & 30th Business Rutgers School of Business Google, Inc.
Malcolm X Shabazz High School July 31st, August 1st, & 2nd Engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology Stryker