University Heights Charter School

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Free High Quality School Serving PreK-Grade 8!

Entering its 10th year of operation, University Heights Charter School has a track record of educational excellence. Our Lower and Upper Schools, across the street from each other, afford all students access to multiple gyms, computer labs, outdoor play spaces, and more!

School Features

  • Open to ALL students
  • All teachers are highly qualified & certified
  • Extended school day (care available from 7am-6:30 pm)
  • Extended school year
  • Strong focus on character development
  • Wide range of special education services
  • Computers, art, music & phys ed
  • Afterschool violin program with the NJ Symphony Orchestra
  • Two full-time social workers and nurses
Applications for incoming scholars in all grades for the 2017-2018 school year are available online. Also, we have been approved for 45 PK3 seats for the 2017-2018 school year. Scholars must be 3 years old by October 1, 2017 in order to apply. All PK 3 & 4 applicants must reside in Newark. Applications are available online through Paper applications for those who do not have internet access are available in the main office. Current scholars do not need to reapply if they are returning to our school.


Registration is now closed for 2016-2017 school year.

Families interested in enrollment may be wait listed! Please visit One Newark 
( Our school code is 729.

Please contact us at 973-623-1965 for any questions and to tour the school.