Newmark K-8 School is a highly-structured educational environment that motivates and allows students to take an active role in their own learning and where the student is at the center of the learning process.  The curriculum is designed to teach 21st century critical thinking skills through the use of small group instruction, technology and academic risk-taking that reflect high academic standards.

Our staff is highly trained and qualified to ensure academic success and social/emotional well-being.  Newmark is approved to administer all New Jersey mandated testing, including those created by the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA).

High Academic Standards

New Jersey Student Learning Standards are implemented in all subject areas:
  • Language Arts Literacy
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish (all grade levels)
  • Physical Education & Health Program
  • Art/Drama Programs linked to classroom learning
  • Music Appreciation
  • Career Readiness
  • Organization & Study Skills

Support Services

  • Full-time school counselors providing group and individual social skills training utilizing research validated and effective curriculum
  • School Nurse & Health Screenings
  • Speech & Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Parent Workshops
  • Parent Communication (Weekly Teacher Phone Calls, Parent Training & Information Seminars)
  • School Breakfast and Lunch Program
  • Independent Practice at home
Newmark K-8 School provides each student with an appropriate education based upon his/her Individualized Education Program (IEP), developed by his/her school district in accordance with New Jersey Administrative Code 6A:14.  The integration of New Jersey Student Learning Standards is applied to individual students as is appropriate within his/her IEP.

Extended School Year (ESY)

Optional for qualified students in July:
  • Full-Day Academic Program
  • Life Skills Training
  • Field Trips
  • Counseling