Admission

Re-imagining Your Education at Newark Academy

Dear Families, 

Welcome! We are excited to share Newark Academy with you. 

Guided by our mission to "contribute to the world individuals instilled with a passion for learning, a standard of excellence, and a generosity of spirit,” NA has offered students transformational and inspiring experiences for 250 years. Through our skills-based approach to teaching and learning that values quality over quantity,our long-standing commitment to enrolling and serving a diverse study body, and our perspective-changing, experiential learning opportunities such as Capstone, June Term, Immersion, or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, NA continues to find new ways to support our students and deliver on our mission.

We look forward to sharing more with you about NA and for the chance to get to know your family throughout this process. 

Best, 
The Newark Academy Office of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
Alexis, Allyson, Claudia, Ed, Harcourt, Kristen, Maaike, and Troy

A Unique View on Education

Our enduring purpose at Newark Academy has been to live out our mission statement, “Newark Academy will contribute to the world engaged individuals instilled with a passion for learning, a standard of excellence, and a generosity of spirit.” Learn more about Newark Academy and how we bring our mission statement to life by reading our viewbook below.

Meet the Staff

List of 8 members.

  • Photo of Alexis Sommers

    Alexis Sommers 

    Director of Admission and Financial Aid
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  • Photo of Kristen Johnson

    Kristen Johnson 

    Associate Director of Admission
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  • Photo of Troy Burki

    Troy Burki 

    Assistant Director of Admissions Data and Research
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  • Photo of Allyson Richardson

    Allyson Richardson 

    Assistant Director of Admission and Financial Aid
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  • Photo of Harcourt Lucius

    Harcourt Lucius 

    Admissions Associate - Outreach and Communications Coordinator
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  • Photo of Claudia Hernandez

    Claudia Hernandez 

    Admissions Associate - Visitation Coordinator
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  • Photo of Edward Pursell

    Edward Pursell 

    Faculty Admission Officer & English Teacher
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  • Photo of Maaike Kuen

    Maaike Kuen 

    Administrative Assistant
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An independent school for students in grades 6-12