Contact

230 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-481-0327
Hours: M, Tu, Th, F: 7:30 AM- 4:30 PM
W: 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Locations

560

STUDENTS SERVED

KIPP SPARK Academy is our network's first elementary school in Newark, and is home to over 500 students.

K-4

GRADES SERVED

KIPP SPARK Academy serves grades K-4. Once they finish fourth grade, they go on to our first middle school, KIPP TEAM Academy.

2009

YEAR FOUNDED

KIPP SPARK Academy founded as a kindergarten in 2009 and added a grade level each year until it was fully grown.

KIPP SPARK Academy

KIPP New Jersey’s first elementary school prepares students for college from the day they start kindergarten.

SPARK fourth graders have performed in the 70th percentile in math and the 61st percentile in reading in the nation, much higher than fifth graders who enter our schools from other schools, who typically start around the 25th percentile in math and reading.