About Our School
Harriet Tubman National Blue Ribbon School, built in 1875, is a Pre-K—8 school located in the Central Ward of Newark. Our goal is to provide students with a competitive education in preparation for a global society. The mission of this school is to provide children with a quality education, and to ensure that all students become lifelong learners who are caring, productive and responsible citizens. Harriet Tubman Blue Ribbon School has been recognized by the Newark Public Schools for its consistent academic achievement. This accomplishment is a result of our persistent commitment to high expectations; academic excellence and the data-based instructional rigor provided by Highly Qualified Teachers and sustained parental involvement.