Meet the Staff

List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Keith Fischer

    Keith Fischer 

    Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
    Dickinson College - B.A.
  • Photo of Alexis Sommers

    Alexis Sommers 

    Director of Admission Operations and Financial Aid
    Trinity College - B.A.
    New York University - M.A.
  • Photo of Melissa Miller

    Melissa Miller 

    Assistant Director of Admission
    Wesleyan University - B.A.
    Columbia University - M.S.
  • Photo of Troy Burki

    Troy Burki 

    Database Manager
    New Mexico State University - B.A.
    New Mexico State University - M.A.
  • Photo of Lenora Parks

    Lenora Parks 

    Admission Office Manager
    William Paterson University - B.A.
  • Photo of Anita McKenna-Murphy

    Anita McKenna-Murphy 


Frequently Asked Questions

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • What type of school is Newark Academy?

    Newark Academy is a co-educational independent day school for grades 6-12, located in Livingston, New Jersey. The admission office seeks to enroll students of great character and academic ability who will take full advantage of our rigorous academic curriculum and numerous extracurricular activities.
  • When should I apply to Newark Academy?

    Newark Academy will accept applications for admission from August 14 through December 14, 2020 for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • How many students attend Newark Academy?

    Newark Academy enrolls approximately 625 students per year. The average class size is 13 and there are no classes that have an enrollment of more than 18 students.
  • How many applications does Newark Academy receive annually?

    Each year Newark Academy receives more than 600 applications for less than 100 available spaces.
  • What is the tuition at Newark Academy? What additional expenses should I expect?

    The 2020-21 tuition is $43,435. Additional costs which include, but are not limited to, books, annual lunch fee, and technology expenses, range from $1,500-$2,000. Door-to-door transportation is available to over 70 towns through a separate contract. Transportation costs range from $3,800-$5,600.
  • How can I visit Newark Academy?

    There are a couple of ways to visit Newark Academy.

    Attend one of our Open Houses.

    For families unable to attend an Open House, student-led tours may be available by appointment. Please call Office Manager, Lenora Parks, at (973) 992-7000 ext. 345 to ask to schedule a tour.
  • How can I afford a Newark Academy education?

    Maintaining socio-economic diversity is a priority of the Academy. Our financial aid office distributes more than $3 million each year in financial grants (money families do not have to pay back). In order to qualify for financial aid you must demonstrate need by completing our financial aid application process.