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The South Ward, once home to residents of predominately Jewish descent, now has ethnic neighborhoods made up primarily of African-Americans and Hispanics. The ward’s two signature neighborhoods are Weequahic and Clinton Hill. The South Ward is represented by Council Member Oscar S. James, II.

The city’s second-largest hospital, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, can be found in the South Ward, as can 17 public schools, five daycare centers, three branch libraries, one police precinct, a mini precinct, and three fire houses.

South Ward Branches of Newark Public Library

Clinton Branch
739 Bergen Street

Madison Branch
790 Clinton Avenue

Weequahic Branch
355 Osborne Terrace

South Ward Public Schools

There are 17 schools in the South Ward listed below.

School Address Phone
Avon Avenue School
237 Avon Avenue
(973) 733-6750
Belmont Runyon
72 West Runyon St (973) 733-6920
Bragaw Avenue
103 Bragaw Avenue
(973) 705-3970
William H. Brown Academy
695 Bergen Street
(973) 705-3970
Bruce Street School
333 Clinton Place
(973) 705-3952
George Washington Carver
333 Clinton Place
(973) 705-3800
Chancellor Avenue School
321 Chancellor Avenue
(973) 705-3860
Chancellor Avenue Annex
255 Chancellor Avenue
(973) 705-3860
Clinton Ave. Elem. School
534 Clinton Avenue
(973) 733-6970
Hawthorne Avenue School
444 Hawthorne Avenue
(973) 705-3960
Madison School
823 South 16th Street
(973) 374-2890
Maple Avenue School
33 Maple Avenue
(973) 705-3850
Maple Avenue Annex
200 Lyons Avenue
(973) 705-3844
NJ Regional Day School at Newark
344 Lyons Avenue
(973) 705-3820
Newark School of fine & Industrial Arts
460 Lyons Avenue
(973) 705-3880
University High School
37 Clinton Place
(973) 374-3190
Weequahic High School 279 Chancellor Avenue (973) 705-3900


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