North Star: Central Avenue Middle School

North Star: Central Avenue Middle School

72 Central Avenue Newark, NJ 07102 P 973-474-5133 Visit Website →

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Central Avenue Middle School opened its doors in August, 2015 to a founding cohort of 90 fifth grade students. Central Avenue Middle School is North Star’s fifth middle school and is led in instruction by Principal Tonya Ballard, a veteran North Star teacher, and led in operations by Director of Operations Allison Smith. Central Avenue Middle will eventually grow to serve over 300 students in grades 5–8.

School Information for Families

The Newark Enrolls School Guidebook provides an overview for families of how each participating school is performing in several different areas, including attendance, test scores, and graduation rates. It also provides information about community partnerships, as well as sports, clubs, and other activities.

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School Leader(s)

Tonya Ballard, Principal

Allison Smith, Director of Operations

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