The Newark Charter School Open Enrollment application is now available for grades K-12. Applications must be submitted by January 9, 2019.  Apply Now

NCS students recently attended the US Global Leadership Coalition Conference hosted by Senator Coons.

Gov. Carney signed House Bill 354 into law at NCS. Championed by Rep. Osienski and spearheaded by four NCS students, the legislation amends Delaware’s equal accommodation law.

Congratulations to our National Merit Scholarship semifinalists!

Our Mission

Newark Charter School promotes high levels of student effort, achievement and decorum for children in grades K-12 in the Greater Newark community by providing continuous, engaging and rigorous academic challenges grounded in a sequential core of common knowledge, delivered in a community of students, educators and involved parents who value scholarship and appropriate behavior.

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Delaware History Day Competition

            Delaware History Day competition was held this spring at William Penn High School.  Of the 312 NCS sophomores and juniors who created 207 projects this year, Newark Charter had 24 sophomores and 19 juniors participate in the state level competition. The 28...

Homelessness Awareness

One of several career pathways Newark Charter High School students can choose is Global Contexts for Leadership. The pathway focuses on building leadership skills and learning about current economic, political, social and environmental issues. For the culminating...

NCS Signing Day

Five senior student-athletes signed their letters of intent this spring, committing to continuing their studies and athletic prowess at a variety of institutions. Pictured with NCS athletic director Mr. Greg Shivery, principal Dr. Lisa Ueltzhoffer and school director,...

Project Citizen

Stacey Bartkowski, ninth grade social studies teacher, spearheads Project Citizen at Newark Charter. Project Citizen promotes competent and responsible participation in both state and local government. The students work in small groups to collaboratively identify,...

Presidential Scholar

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently announced the selection of Michael Chen as a 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Chen is one of 161 outstanding American high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence,...

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is now open and will close on January 9, 2019.  Please read our Admissions information.  You can apply at

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Upcoming Events

December 12, 2018
  • Grades 7-12 Band Concert

    December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    NCHS Cafetorium

December 13, 2018
  • Kindergarten Nature Club

    December 13, 2018

  • Grades 9-12 Choir Concert

    December 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    NCHS Cafetorium

December 18, 2018
  • Lego League

    December 18, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

  • Grades 7-8 Choir Concert

    December 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    NCHS Cafetorium

  • Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors/Board of Directors Meeting

    December 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    NCIS Library this date only

December 19, 2018
  • 2nd Grade to Walnut Street Theater

    December 19, 2018

  • Grades 4-6 Choir Concert

    December 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    NCHS Cafetorium

December 24, 2018
  • School and Offices Closed

    December 24, 2018

December 25, 2018
  • School and Offices Closed

    December 25, 2018

Delaware Department of Justice Bullying Prevention & School Crime Contact (Ombudsperson) Anonymous Tip Line: 1-800-220-5414

Child Abuse Information Suspected child abuse and neglect may be reported to the Division of Family Services 24-hour hotline at 1-800-292-9582. You may also call any Law Enforcement Agency or 911.

Newark Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, handicap, veteran status, domicile, genetic information, or any legally protected characteristic.