The Mission of the New Horizons Community Charter School is to educate, enlighten, and enrich the lives of our students by providing them with standards of excellence. We believe that all children can learn, and in collaboration with our school community, they will flourish into productive citizens of society.
New Horizons Community Charter School
45-59 Hayes Street, Newark, NJ
New Horizons Community Charter School(NHCCS) is a Kindergarten through 8th grade school, with a student enrollment of over 600 students. The school boasts of a diverse faculty, all entrusted with providing our students with rigorous, data driven instruction as well as supporting their social and emotional development. Class size ratios are 21:1 in grades K-8.
Through the use of technology, New Horizons Community Charter School (NHCCS) supports the enhancement of the educational experience to enrich the lives of our students. We are committed to provide our students access to high speed internet, up to date equipment, and interactive software that prepares our students to develop into productive responsible citizens of the 21st Century. Educational technology is infused into classes to maximize student achievement of the New Jersey Student Learning Standards and prepare them for College and Career Readiness.
Our students are also cycled through exploratory electives such as Art, Music, Technology and World Language. New Horizons Community Charter School also houses a large technology lab that supports and enhances lesson activities that are going on in the various classrooms. All of our classrooms are equipped with SMART Boards and ELMO Document Cameras, as well as a 1:1 laptop program for grades Kindergarten through 8, as a means to capitalize on the benefits of technology in the classroom.
New Horizons Community Charter school prides itself in closing the achievement gap. As common practice, we are continuously collecting and analyzing school data, reflecting, growing, implementing best practices and ultimately challenging ourselves to serve every child with excellence. We hope that you find New Horizons Community Charter School living up to its aspirations. Our students are afforded the opportunity to take advantage of extracurricular activities such as Basketball, Drama Club, Debate Team, NJ Orators Program, Cheerleading, Mind In Motion After-School Title 1 Program, and Saturday Academy. We educate, enlighten, and enrich the lives of our students by providing them with a standard of excellence. We believe that all children can learn, and in collaboration with our school community, our students will flourish into productive citizens of society.