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Overview

School District NameJersey City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.jcboe.org
School District Phone Number(201) 915-6201
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
# of Schools39 Schools2,593 Schools
# of Students27,073 Students1,370,037 Students
# of Teachers2,166 Teachers113,509 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 654 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 67% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#482 out of 655 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jersey City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jersey City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jersey City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jersey City   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.730.70
# of American Indian Students47 Students1,764 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students4,926 Students139,807 Students
% Asian Students
18%
10%
# of Hispanic Students10,531 Students387,558 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
29%
# of Black Students7,332 Students205,579 Students
% Black Students
27%
15%
# of White Students3,693 Students605,321 Students
% White Students
14%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students196 Students2,908 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students348 Students27,100 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2,40140,174
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,20390,834
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,11194,517
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,98394,807
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,98098,088
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,00099,118
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,984100,315
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,85899,690
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,65698,862
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,743100,569
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,559103,043
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,371100,115
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,29998,802
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,30797,710
# of Ungraded Students:1,61853,393

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $27,636 is higher than the state median of $24,433. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $28,025 is higher than the state median of $24,452. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$748 MM$23 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jersey City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$759 MM$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Jersey City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$27,636$24,433
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jersey City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$28,025$24,452
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jersey City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Jersey City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Math: 89% | Reading: 98%
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    123 Coles Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 418-7617

    Grades: 9-12 | 683 students
  • Cornelia F. Bradford School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
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    10
    Top 1%
    96 Sussex St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 915-6450

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Infinity Institute Math: 84% | Reading: ≥95%
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    10
    Top 5%
    193 Old Bergen Road
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-1404

    Grades: 6-12 | 257 students
  • Academy I Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
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    10
    Top 5%
    209 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 487 students
  • Dr. Michael Conti School Math: 57% | Reading: 79%
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    10
    Top 30%
    182 Merseles St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 714-4300

    Grades: PK-8 | 675 students
  • Jotham W. Wakeman School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
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    10
    Top 30%
    100 St Pauls Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 714-4310

    Grades: PK-5 | 753 students
  • Patricia M. Noonan School Ps #26 Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
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    10
    Top 30%
    164 Laidlaw Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 963-7160

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • Dr. Paul Rafalides School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
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    10
    Top 30%
    362 Union St
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 915-6540

    Grades: PK-4 | 427 students
  • Alfred Zampella School Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
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    10
    Top 50%
    201 North St
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201) 714-4350

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,037 student
  • Nicolaus Copernicus School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
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    10
    Top 50%
    3385 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201) 714-4340

    Grades: PK-5 | 727 students
  • Liberty High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 75-79%
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    10
    Top 50%
    299 Sip Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 714-4373

    Grades: 9-12 | 188 students
  • Martin Luther King Junior School Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
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    10
    Top 50%
    886 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 915-6521

    Grades: PK-8 | 898 students
  • Middle School # 4 Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
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    10
    Top 50%
    107 Bright Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 946-5740

    Grades: 6-8 | 774 students
  • Frank R Conwell School Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
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    Top 50%
    111 Bright Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 915-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
  • Christa Mcauliffe School Math: 41% | Reading: 64%
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    10
    Top 50%
    167 Hancock Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201) 714-4360

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,043 student
  • Charles E. Trefurt School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
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    10
    Bottom 50%
    96 Franklin St
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201) 714-4320

    Grades: PK-5 | 826 students
  • Innovation High School Math: 15% | Reading: 68%
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    Bottom 50%
    239 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-1504

    Grades: 9-12 | 319 students
  • Rafael De J. Cordero School Math: 32% | Reading: 48%
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    Bottom 50%
    158 Erie St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 714-4390

    Grades: PK-8 | 822 students
  • Joseph H. Brensinger School Math: 29% | Reading: 48%
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    Bottom 50%
    600 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 915-6120

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,246 student
  • James F. Murray School Math: 31% | Reading: 45%
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    Bottom 50%
    339 Stegman Parkway
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6620

    Grades: PK-8 | 844 students
  • Franklin L. Williams School Math: 30% | Reading: 45%
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    Bottom 50%
    222 Laidlaw Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 714-8340

    Grades: 6-8 | 890 students
  • Mahatma K. Gandhi School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
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    Bottom 50%
    143 Romaine Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 915-6490

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,502 student
  • Julia A. Barnes School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
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    Bottom 50%
    91 Astor Place
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 915-6420

    Grades: PK-8 | 391 students
  • Dr. May Angelou Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
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    Bottom 50%
    239 Ocean Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6470

    Grades: PK-5 | 809 students
  • Alexander D. Sullivan School Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    2/
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    Bottom 50%
    171 Seaview Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6530

    Grades: PK-5 | 719 students
  • Dr. Charles P. Defuccio School Math: 23% | Reading: 34%
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    Bottom 50%
    214 Plainfield Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 915-6560

    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
  • Gladys Nunery School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
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    Bottom 50%
    123 Claremont Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6520

    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
  • Rev. Dr. Ercel F. Webb School Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
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    Bottom 50%
    264 Van Horne Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 915-6480

    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
  • William L Dickinson High School Math: 11% | Reading: 39%
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    Bottom 50%
    2 Palisade Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 714-4400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,780 student
  • President Barack Obama Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 37%
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    Bottom 50%
    1830 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6550

    Grades: PK-8 | 452 students
  • Chaplain Charles Watters School Math: 12% | Reading: 28%
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    Bottom 50%
    220 Virginia Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 915-6510

    Grades: K-8 | 769 students
  • Henry Snyder High School Math: 8% | Reading: 30%
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    Bottom 50%
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 804 students
  • James J Ferris High School Math: 6% | Reading: 27%
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    Bottom 50%
    35 Colgate St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 915-6660

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,327 student
  • Lincoln High School Math: 6% | Reading: 26%
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    Bottom 50%
    60 Crescent Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 915-6700

    Grades: 9-12 | 659 students
  • Martin Center For The Arts Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
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    Bottom 50%
    59 Wilkinson Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 915-6590

    Grades: PK-8 | 428 students
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