|Newark Collegiate Academy|
129 Littleton Avenue|
Newark, NJ 07103
|Type||Charter high school|
|Motto||"At Newark Collegiate Academy we develop our habits of mind and character, preparing to lead principled, productive lives, that kindle a respect for Human dignity."|
|Authority||Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP)|
Sean Larry Stevens
|Enrollment||3,247 (as of 2015-16)|
|Student to teacher ratio||13.3:1|
Navy Blue, Sky BlueSky Blue and|
|Slogan||"Work Hard Be Nice."|
|Athletics conference||Super Essex Conference|
|Sports||Football, Soccer, Basketball, Track and Field, and Volleyball|
Newark Collegiate Academy (NCA) is a four-year charter public high school located in Newark in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the TEAM Academy Charter School network of charter schools in Newark run by the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) which serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. NCA opened in August 2007 and will ultimately serve over 570 students, mostly matriculating from TEAM's middle schools, Rise and TEAM Academies.
As of the 2015-16 school year, the school had an enrollment of 3,247 students and 245.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 13.3:1. There were 2,486 students (76.6% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 364 (11.2% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
The Newark Collegiate Academy Panthers compete in the Super Essex Conference under the auspices of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). With 487 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2015-16 school year as North II, Group I for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 73 to 457 students in that grade range.
School colors are navy blue and white. Sports offered by the school include volleyball (women), basketball (men), basketball (women), cross country (men), cross country (women), football, soccer (women), soccer (men), track and field spring (men), track and field spring (women), track and field winter (men) and track and field winter (women).