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About Newark Unified School District

The learning community of Newark Unified School District is committed to the academic success and social development of all students.

Our mission is to empower students in becoming lifelong learners who possess the skills, ethics and creativity to reach their full potential as contributing, productive, responsible citizens. In partnership with the community, we provide an education that develops the unique abilities of every student.

Newark Unified School District was officially joined with Newark High School to create the new Newark Unified School District on July 1, 1964 by order of the Newark City Council. The district serves approximately 6,000 students and is currently comprised of eight elementary schools to include a TK program, one middle school, one comprehensive high school, one continuation high school, and one independent study school, which, when combined with its preschool and adult education programs, provide a lifelong learning opportunity to all Newark Residents.

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Nondiscrimination In District Programs And Activities

On June 19, 2018, the NUSD Board of Education unanimously approved Board Policy 0410 Nondiscrimination In District Programs And Activities. It demonstrates NUSD’s commitment to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in an environment that is free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.