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Barringer High School

Addresses:  90 Parker St (current)

Opened: 1838

New buildings: 1855, 1899, 1965.

Renamed Barringer from Newark High School in 1908

Remains open.

Famous Alumni

Harriet Stratemeyer Adams (1910)
Amiri Baraka (1952)
Hilda Belcher (1902)
Morris (Moe) Berg (1918)
William J. Brennan Jr. (1924)
Vincent J. Commisa, (1939)
Jay Everett Crane (1910)
Anne Marie deJony
Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. (1970)
George Haight (1922)
Charles Evans Hughes
Jerome Kern (1903)
Virginius (Barney) Dante Mattia (1940)
Donald M. Payne (1952)
William T. Pecora (1929)
Ralph Rainger (1919)
Peter W. Rodino, Jr. (1927)
Willie (The Lion) Smith
Joseph May Swing (1911)
Andre Tippett (1978)
Sam J. Porcello
Arthur T. Vanderbilt (1905)
Joseph Weintraub (1924)
Marion Thompson Wright (1923)