Our Mission

Our innovative model reengages young people via active participation in rigorous and relevant content and standards-driven, competency-based instruction aligned with emerging market demands.

Our Vision

LEAD Charter School is the most innovative, supportive and successful high school in Newark. It is designed to look, feel and operate radically differently from traditional high schools.

Our Philosophy

The LEAD philosophy is grounded in our partner agency Youth Build Newark’s (YBN) twelve years of experience in improving educational outcomes for off-track youth.

ENROLL at LEAD

Families may apply to LEAD Charter School in two ways:

Completing an online application by clicking the link below.

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Families can visit either the Re-Engagement Center at 201 Bergen Street or Youth Build Newark at 571 Central Avenue to complete a paper application.

ENROLL

Have questions about enrolling at LEAD Charter School?Visit our Enrollment FAQ page.

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WORK at LEAD

Lead Charter School is currently looking for highly effective teachers of all core academic contents, social workers and advocate counselors. For full position details and to apply, click on the link below:

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Learn more in person


You can visit LEAD in-person at 201 Bergen Street, Monday – Friday between 9AM and 3PM to learn more about the exciting new programs that are available! Please email info@leadcharterschool.org or call  862-772-1724 to reserve a time. Also, follow our Facebook page here

201 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ

For inquiries about LEAD Charter School, please email
info@leadcharterschool.org 
or call
862-772-1724

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