NEWARK HIGH SCHOOL

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					                                                                                                      KEVIN J. WHITAKER
                                                                                                                Principal

                                                                                                              GREG BAKER
                                                NEWARK HIGH SCHOOL                                      GREGORY HERBST
                                                625 PEIRSON AVENUE                                      Assistant Principals

                                                NEWARK, NEW YORK 14513
                                                                                                   DANIELLE M. MCGAVISK
                                                Ph:315-332-3242, Fax:315-332-3567                     Director of Guidance
                                                School Code: 333.290                                          & Counseling

                                                                                               KRISTOPHER ANDERSON
                                                                                                    LESLIE DIANETTI
                                                                                                       JOHN GINTER
                                                                                                     School Counselors



DESCRIPTION OF SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY – Newark is a rural residential community located 30 miles
east of Rochester, New York. Our present school community consists of approximately 831 students in grades
9-12, with an overall school district population around 15,500. Approximately 72% of our students continue into
post-secondary education with 27% of the class of 2009 enrolling in a four-year college. The remaining
graduates move into employment or the military. Recent graduates have been accepted at schools such as
Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Bucknell, Syracuse, University of Rochester, University of Virginia, Virginia
Tech, Rochester Institute of Technology, RPI, and the United States Coast Guard and Air Force Academies.

ACCREDITATION - Accredited by the State of New York Department of Education and the Middle States
Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

CURRICULUM - We offer a comprehensive curriculum. A Regents level sequence is the expectation for all
students. We have accelerated options available in art, foreign language, math and science accompanying our 12
AP Programs. Further, our honors program is available in English, humanities, math, science and social studies.
Dual credit is available through the Finger Lakes Community College Gemini Program in AP Language, AP
Literature, AP Chemistry, AP Psychology, AP Biology, AP Physics, AP European History, Astronomy, Intro to
Programming and Computing, Music Theory, Music Appreciation and Art History. For students specifically
interested in engineering we have a full sequence of Project Lead The Way classes focusing on design, digital
electronics, computer integrated manufacturing and beyond. There are options for students interested in
pursuing a career as well. Juniors and Seniors may attend the Wayne Technical and Career Center to pursue
vocational training.

GRADING INFORMATION - Grades are not weighted. All courses except Pass/Fail courses are included in
GPA. All grades are numerical with 65 as the passing grade. Class rank is not assigned. Mean SAT score for
101 students: Critical Reading 491, Math 498, Writing 454. Mean ACT score for 24 students: Composite 22.7.


                2009 Graduate Future Plans                                    GPA Distribution

                                                                    100
                 5%
                                                                     80
          16%             26%            Four Year College
                                                                     60
                                         Two Year College
         7%                              Military                    40

                                         Employment                  20
                                         Undecided                    0
                   46%                                                    100-90   89-80   79-70    69 and
                                                                                                    below

				
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