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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 54 public schools in Jersey City, NJ, serving 34,020 students.
  • Jersey City, NJ public school have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Jersey City have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Jersey City, NJ are Dr Ronald Mcnair High School, Infinity Institute and Cornelia F. Bradford School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is more than the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Top Jersey City, NJ Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy I Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    209 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 487 students
  • Academy Of Technology Design Vocational School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    525 Montgomery Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)631-6331

    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
  • Alexander D. Sullivan School Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    171 Seaview Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6530

    Grades: PK-5 | 719 students
  • Alfred Zampella School Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    201 North St
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)714-4350

    Grades: PK-8 | 1037 students
  • Beloved Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    508 Grand Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)630-4700

    Grades: K-7 | 959 students
  • Chaplain Charles Watters School Math: 10% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    220 Virginia Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6510

    Grades: K-8 | 769 students
  • Charles E. Trefurt School Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    96 Franklin St
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)714-4320

    Grades: PK-5 | 826 students
  • Christa Mcauliffe School Math: 38% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    167 Hancock Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)714-4360

    Grades: PK-8 | 1043 students
  • Cornelia F. Bradford School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    96 Sussex St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)915-6450

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • County Prep High School Vocational School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    525 Montgomery Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)631-6302

    Grades: 9-12 | 899 students
  • Dr Lena Edwards Academic Charter School Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    509 Bramhall Ave.
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)433-5300

    Grades: K-8 | 384 students
  • Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Math: 89% | Reading: 98%
    Rank: Top 1%
    123 Coles Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)418-7617

    Grades: 9-12 | 683 students
  • Dr. Charles P. Defuccio School Math: 16% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    214 Plainfield Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)915-6560

    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
  • Dr. May Angelou Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    239 Ocean Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6470

    Grades: PK-5 | 809 students
  • Dr. Michael Conti School Math: 43% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 50%
    182 Merseles St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)714-4300

    Grades: PK-8 | 675 students
  • Dr. Paul Rafalides School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    362 Union St
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6540

    Grades: PK-4 | 427 students
  • Empowerment Academy Charter School Charter School
    240 Ege Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)630-4798

    Grades: K-3 | 457 students
  • The Ethical Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 50%
    95 Broadway
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)984-4151

    Grades: K-8 | 377 students
  • Explore 2000 Middle School Vocational School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    180-9th St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)631-6395

    Grades: 6-8 | 150 students
  • Ezra L. Nolan School Math: 5% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    88 Gates Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6570

    Grades: 6-8 | 257 students
  • Frank R Conwell School Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    111 Bright Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)915-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
  • Franklin L. Williams School Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    222 Laidlaw Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)714-8340

    Grades: 6-8 | 890 students
  • Gladys Nunery School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    123 Claremont Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6520

    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
  • Great Futures Charter School Charter School
    Math: 4% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    225 Morris Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)716-1520

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Henry Snyder High School Math: 8% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 804 students
  • Infinity Institute Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank: Top 5%
    193 Old Bergen Road
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-1404

    Grades: 6-12 | 257 students
  • Innovation High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    239 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-1504

    Grades: 9-12 | 319 students
  • James F. Murray School Math: 31% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    339 Stegman Parkway
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6620

    Grades: PK-8 | 844 students
  • James J Ferris High School Math: 7% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    35 Colgate St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)915-6660

    Grades: 9-12 | 1327 students
  • Jersey City Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    128 Danforth Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)433-2288

    Grades: K-8 | 588 students
  • Jersey City Global Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    255 Congress Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)636-8532

    Grades: K-6 | 383 students
  • Jersey City Golden Door Charter School Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3044 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)795-4400

    Grades: PK-8 | 569 students
  • Joseph H. Brensinger School Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    600 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6120

    Grades: PK-8 | 1246 students
  • Jotham W. Wakeman School Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 St Pauls Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)714-4310

    Grades: PK-5 | 753 students
  • Julia A. Barnes School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    91 Astor Place
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6420

    Grades: PK-8 | 391 students
  • Show 19 more public schools in Jersey City, NJ (out of 54 total schools)
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