College and School Counseling
Please view the the various menu links (on the right) to learn about the services for students at Newark Charter Junior/Senior High School. Students and families are encouraged to use this site as a resource and as a preview of the counseling and college counseling curricula, in addition to the process of applying to colleges from Newark Charter.
Upcoming College Financial Aid Events
- FAFSA Walk-through (Seniors and Parents) – Thursday, September 29, 6:30 pm AND Senior Week: The Real Story – Thursday, September 29, 5:45 pm (immediately prior to the FAFSA session). Sign up for one or both sessions here: tinyurl.com/FAFSAseniorweek
- FAFSA Completion Workshop (Seniors and Parents needing assistance with FAFSA) – Tuesday, October 4, 6:30 pm Sign up here: tinyurl.com/FAFSAwalk
- FAFSA Completion Workshop (Seniors and Parents needing assistance with FAFSA) – Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 pm Sign up here: tinyurl.com/FAFSAwalk
2016-2017 General Update(s)
Thank you for visiting Newark Charter High School’s website. In the 2016-2017 school year, Newark Charter will graduate its first class of seniors. Newark Charter first opened its middle school in 2001, followed by the elementary school in 2007, and lastly the high school in 2013.
AP Capstone Diploma – The first high school in DE with full implementation of the AP Capstone Diploma program.
Jefferson Service Awards Students in Action – Delaware’s Outstanding Service High School Winner, 2016.
#2 National Winner – Video Game Design – Newark Charter’s first trip to the TSA National Competition, 2016.
#3 National Winner – Essays on Technology – Newark Charter’s first trip to the TSA National Competition, 2016.
Top 10 National Finalist – On-Demand Video – Newark Charter’s first trip to the TSA National Competition, 2016.
National History Day – 11 Students qualified for Nationals, 2016.
Future Farmers of America – 12 National Finalists, 2016.
4.75 AP Calculus AB Exam Avg – 9th & 10th Graders in 2015
4.77 AP Calculus AB Exam Avg – 9th, 10th, & 11th Graders in 2016
2nd Highest Sophomore PSAT Avg in Delaware – 1st ever sophomore class, 2014
2nd Highest Junior PSAT Avg in Delaware – 1st ever junior class, 2015
2nd Highest School-day SAT Avg in Delaware – 1st ever junior class, 2016
2016 Delaware Bio Educator of the Year for grades K-12 – Teacher, Melanie Mundell, 2016.
2016 Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association Award – Teacher of the Year, Tami Lunsford, 2015.
Global Contexts for Leadership – Unique (optional) curricular pathway to nurture global thinking and leadership.
Top Workplace Award – Newark Charter has been named a “Top Workplace” in DE for 5 consecutive years.