Newark Central School District

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The Newark Central School District is a public school district in New York State that serves approximately 2300 students in the village of Newark and the town of Arcadia in Wayne County with a staff of 270. [1][2]

The average class size is 21 students (all grades).[2] The student-teacher ratio is 11-13:1(elementary), 12:1(middle school), 14:1(high school).[3]

Matt Cook is the Superintendent of Schools.

Board of education[edit]

The Board of Education (BOE) consists of 7 members who serve rotating 3-year terms. Elections are held each May for board members and to vote on the School District Budget.

Current board members are:

  • Russel Harris - President
  • Eric DeTaeye - Vice President
  • Suzanne Earl
  • Thomas Ledbetter
  • Yvonne McTaggart
  • Jim Miranda
  • Rebecca Vermeulen


The District operates three elementary, one middle and one high school.

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Lincoln Elementary School (UPK-2), Principal - Stephanie Miller
  • Perkins Elementary School (UPK-2), Principal - Susan Achille
  • Norman R Kelley Intermediate School (3-5), Principal - Jeffrey Hamelnick

Middle school[edit]

  • Newark Middle School (6-8), Principal - Teresa Prinzi

High school[edit]

  • Newark High School (9-12), Principal - Thomas Roote


The District's 82% graduation rate exceeds the State Standard of 55%.[2] Approximately 72% of students continue to post-secondary education; 30% of the class of 2006 enrolled in four-year colleges.[4]


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