Jersey City Community Charter School

Grades: KG-8

572 students

Jersey City Community Charter School serves 572 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Jersey City Community Charter School operates within the Jersey City Community Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 572 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 12:1
Asian
3%
9%
Hispanic
25%
24%
Black
71%
17%
White
1%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.44 0.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
31%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 572 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,234 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,212 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 50% over four years.
School District Name Jersey City Community Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 572 922
District Total Revenue $8 MM $20 MM
District Spending $9 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,234 $20,414
District Spending / Student $16,212 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Infinity Institute (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Infinity Institute (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. # 20 (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey CityP.S. # 20
    160 Danforth Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6470
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 618 students                      
  • Jersey CityInfinity Institute
    193 Old Bergen Rd
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-1404
    0.1 mi | Gr. 7-11 | 184 students                      
  • Jersey CityAlexander D. Sullivan School
    171 Seaview Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6530
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 803 students                      
  • Jersey CityP.S. # 34
    1830 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6550
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 585 students                      
  • Jersey CityEzra L. Nolan School
    88 Gates Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6570
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 376 students                      

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