In accordance with the guidance prescribed by the state of New Jersey, The Newark Opportunity Youth Network/LEAD Charter School will remain temporarily closed until further notice while we continue to provide instructional programming and other services remotely.

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What is LEAD Charter School?

LEAD is the first charter of its kind in New Jersey, designed with opportunity youth in mind. Young people can pursue reconnection at LEAD through job training, certifications and opportunities to a brighter future. LEADers are surrounded by a network of community resources to ensure their success. And as an SBIRT site — or Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment — we’re fostering a culture of sobriety that will stick with our young people far beyond graduation.

At LEAD, we’re molding leaders who transform themselves, their families, and their community.

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201 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ

For inquiries about LEAD Charter School, please email
or call 862-772-1724


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