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Future Scholars: High Schools

This guide is designed to support the Rutgers Future Scholars program.

Public High Schools in Newark

1.  Go to the Newark Public Schools site.

2.  HOVER OVER CHOOSE A SCHOOL.

3.  HIGH SCHOOLS and CHARTER SCHOOLS are listed.

4.  Browse websites to find out what each school offers.

 

Private High Schools in Newark

There are nine private high schools in Newark, according to the Private School Review.

The Great Schools site lists thirteen private high schools in the Newark area.

High School Graduation Requirements

Newark Public Schools Student Resources

The Newark Public Schools student portal offers a set of resources called COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE to help you get ready for college.

Learning Express from the Newark Public Library

Learning Express

Prepare for PSATs, SATs, and other standardized tests online in the College Prep Center.  You will need a Newark Public Library card to use this online resource.

High School Rankings / Report Cards

Testing to Get into Private or Specialized High Schools

Just as different high schools have different application processes, they may have different requirements in terms of tests they require to accompany any applications. Check the school's website for more information.

Extracurricular Activities

Different high schools have different extacurricular activities.  Check the school's Web site for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

Extacurricular activities can also go beyond the walls of your high school.  Consider volunteering in the community.  Some opportunities include: