Link Community School seeks to provide an outstanding independent middle school education for Newark adolescents of all academic abilities from economically disadvantaged families. Link endeavors to create a powerful learning community built on a collective commitment to excellence and enduring core values. By building a strong academic foundation and instilling life-long values, Link aims to develop students who will be successful in higher education and responsible and resourceful citizens who give back to others.
Achieving measurable student results is the main goal of our school community. To meet this goal, Link is devoted to fulfilling its three-part vision focused on educational excellence, high school placement, and inspiring other schools.
To provide students of all ability levels an exceptional education on par with the best middle school education offered anywhere in the country. A Link education will provide students the academic foundation and character development necessary to be successful lifelong learners and members of their future communities.
High School Placement
To place students in top high schools in the region and country and to insure that they have the skills to succeed in those programs.
Inspiring Other Schools
To be recognized as a model urban middle school for our student success and innovative educational practices. Link aims to inspire and support the development of other highly effective schools that provide similar success for thousands of underserved students.