East Side High School (Newark, New Jersey)

East Side High School (Newark, New Jersey)

name = East Side High School

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established = April 1, 1911
grades = 9 - 12
district = Newark Public Schools
type = Public high school
principal = Dr. Mario Santos
viceprincipal = Dr. Thelma Jones
Edwin Mendez
Pasquale Pontoriero
Vermie Young
enrollment = 1,564 (as of 2005-06)
faculty = 128.0 (on FTE basis)
ratio = 12.2
nickname = Red Raiders
conference = Watchung Conference
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location = 238 Van Buren Street
Newark, NJ 07105
information = 973-465-4900
website = [http://www.nps.k12.nj.us/east_side/default.htm School website]

East Side High School is a four-year public high school in Newark, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Newark Public Schools.

As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,564 students and 128.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 12.2. [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_detail.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3411340&SchoolPageNum=2&ID=341134002194 East Side High School] , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 15, 2008.]

The planned opening date for the school was February 1, 1911, which was delayed to April 1, 1911, with about 250 students in the school. [ [http://www.nps.k12.nj.us/east_side/about.aspx Historical Information] , East Side High School. Accessed June 12, 2007.]

The school was the 301st-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in "New Jersey Monthly" magazine's September 2008 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools". The school was also ranked 301st in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state. [ [http://njmonthly.com/articles/towns_and_schools/highschoolrankings/top-new-jersey-high-schools-by-rank.html "Top New Jersey High Schools 2008: By Rank"] , "New Jersey Monthly", September 2008, posted August 7, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2008.]


The East Side High School Red Raiders compete in the Watchung Conference, which consists of eleven public high schools covering Essex County, Hudson County and Union County in northern New Jersey. The conference operates under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA).


Core members of the school's administration are: [ [http://www.nps.k12.nj.us/east_side/administration.aspx Staff] , East Side High School. Accessed August 16, 2008.]
*Dr. Mario Santos, Principal
*Edwin Mendez, Vice Principal
*Vermie Young, Vice Principal
*Dr. Thelma Jones, Vice Principal
*Pasquale Pontoriero, Vice Principal

Notable alumni

*Randy Foye (born 1983), NBA player for the Minnesota Timberwolves. [ [http://www.nba.com/draft2006/profiles/RandyFoye.html Randy Foye profile] , NBA.com. Accessed June 14, 2007.]
*Telmo Pires, professional soccer player.Fact|date=August 2008
*Sergio Rodriguez, ESPN Radio Host, Sports Journey Show.Fact|date=August 2008
*Sarah Vaughan (1924-1990), jazz singer. [ [http://www.newarksymphonyhall.org/about-sarah-vaughan.shtml Sarah Vaughan] , Newark Symphony Hall. Accessed August 16, 2008. "Vaughan initially attended Newark's East Side High School, later transferring to Arts High School, which had opened in 1931 as the United States first arts "magnet" high school."]


External links

* [http://www.nps.k12.nj.us/east_side/default.htm East Side High School]
* [http://www.nps.k12.nj.us/ Newark Public Schools]
*NJReportCard|13|3570|0|Newark Public Schools
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3411340 Data for the Newark Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics
* [http://morse.njit.edu East Side High School Choral Music Program]

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