New Horizons Community Charter School

45-59 Hayes Street

Newark, NJ 07103

Phone: 973-848-0400

Principal: Ms. Natasha Jones

Vice Principal: Ms. Yashmine Cooper

ESSA Director: Mr. Charles Mugambe

Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Sharonda Pope

Secretary: Mrs. Marlene Phillips

School Nurse: Mrs. Lilet Wayne

Social Worker: Mrs. Monique Dent

Director of Safety and Security: Mr. Abel Hernandez

Head Technology Coordinator: Ms. L. Costa

© 2019 by NHCCS 

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,

New Horizons Community Charter School will be closed for students effective Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. 

Please read through the following document (document link) as important information is provided regarding the health related school closure as well as expectations for the Distant Learning Plan.

Student Work Packets are available to pick up at the school on Monday, March 16, 2020 from the hours of 9:00 am to 5:45 pm via the Bedford Street entrance located at the rear of the school (Gymnasium).


Please see our Distant Learning Plan tab above.  Packets are also available online by clicking the following link (click for link).  Please make sure all students K-8, in addition to their online instruction, are also completing their Physical Education Fitness Activity Log and the K-8 Reading log. Specials teachers will also be posting online work.  All work will be graded.


Please see attached update from our Chief School Administrator (click)

Thank you.





New Horizons Community Charter School has enrollment slots available in grades Kindergarten through Eighth Grade.

For the 2019-2020 school year, please call the school for more enrollment information. 


Coronavirus Parent/Guardian Communication (click for letter)

US Census Take Home Flyer: 

SY 2019-2020 Monthly Parent Workshops (click for pamphlet)





  • 2/18/2020- Regularly scheduled Board Meeting has been canceled

  • 3/2/2020-3/6/2020 Read Accross America Spirit Week

  • 3/6/2020 Middle School Dance

  • 3/10/202 Monthly Parent Workshop

  • 3/25/2020 NJSLA Family Night

  • 3/27/2020 Staff Professional Development Day- School closed for students

  • 4/23/2020 Q3 Family Conferences

  • 4/20/2020 NJSLA Spring Testing Window Begins

Communication from our Chief School Administrator (CSA):




  • Opt-In Flyer to receive text messages from our NHCCS Call Blast System (flyer).  Make sure you have an updated mobile/cell number on file.  You may call the front office to update your number in PowerSchool.

School Performance Reports for
SY 2017-2018