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Five Advan tages of a Newark Academy Educat ion

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one Intellectual Power, Intellectual Play At Newark Academy, the emphasis is

on thinking—and enjoying the process of thinking. NA’s rigorous curriculum includes the internationally recognized IB (International Baccalaureate) and nationally recognized AP (Advanced Placement) programs as well as a breadth of courses that enables NA’s intellectual focus to be adjusted to bright students with different needs and interests. A generous dose of humor lets students have the time of their life while exploring the life of the mind.

two Global Thinking, 360° Perspective NA encourages students to

look out at the world and to begin to see their place in it. Many programs and events explore international themes. Others examine subjects closer to home while taking students outside their comfort zones. A student body of diverse cultural backgrounds and an emphasis on approaching topics from multiple angles ensure that though students bring many different perspectives, they gain even more.

three Each Valued, All Celebrated Newark Academy welcomes and fosters individuality while bringing individuals together in an open-minded, inclusive community. Friendships don’t cross lines based on age or background or interest because those lines don’t exist. Instead, students of different races and religions, with different personalities and passions, find success at NA because they all are NA.

four Trust Given, Respect Returned Respect is the cornerstone of the Newark Academy experience. From daily teacher-student

interactions to the honor code, respect—and the trust that results—is woven into the NA fabric. Students absorb and appreciate this community ethos and are proud of the independence they are given. Just as they develop into independent thinkers, so do they learn to make sound, independent choices, preparing them for the greater independence that lies ahead.

five Inspiring Teachers, Memorable Mentors

Newark Academy faculty members are extraordinary, not only because of their extensive teaching experience and education, but also because of their ability to connect with students. With great knowledge of and enthusiasm for their subjects, teachers inspire students, enlisting them as partners in the learning process. That partnership extends beyond class, too, leading NA students to view their teachers as educators, mentors, and friends.

We invite you to get to know our school, our warm and diverse community, and

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our special brand of serious academics with a smile, so that you can decide if the advantages of a Newark Academy education are right for your family.

Even More Reasons to Come to According to NA students...

“You get to know your teachers so well that you’re able to talk to them about anything, and you learn so much more.”

“NA is challenging, very interesting, and very accepting.”

“Everybody’s really inviting, and it immediately feels like this is where you’re supposed to be. You’ll make friends here that you’ll keep for a really long time.”

“There are so many extracurricular activities you can do here that there’s almost not enough time.”

“There’s a lot of freedom, but at the same time, teachers urge you to do things that they know will benefit you in the long run.”

“We all are striving for the best here.” “It’s great how close the high schoolers and middle schoolers are. When you move up to high school, you have a better idea of what it’s going to be like, and you’re still able to see your middle school friends.”

“I feel like I go to school with 500 of my best friends every day.”

“I just love it here.

I’m so happy I made the decision to come.”

A Newark Academy Countdown 92 dedicated teachers 85 % of them hold advanced degrees 74 : year founded (1774, that is—making NA more than 235 years old)

68 suburban acres 550-600 Students, 25% students of color 40 + clubs and 50+ teams in 15 sports, providing

2 advanced programs—IB and AP—leading to college credit, plus well over 100 rigorous courses to choose from

13 students: average class size For more information, contact the:

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