Jersey City School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 38 public schools managed by Jersey City School District serving 27,488 students in Jersey City, New Jersey.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the state average of 12:1.

Jersey City School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Jersey City Academy I
    209 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 483 students
  • Jersey City Alexander D. Sullivan School
    171 Seaview Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6530

    Grades: PK-5 | 788 students
  • Jersey City Alfred Zampella School
    201 North St
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)714-4350

    Grades: PK-8 | 1102 students
  • Jersey City Anthony J. Infante School
    3055 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)714-4370

    Grades: PK-2 | 219 students
  • Jersey City Chaplain Charles Watters School
    220 Virginia Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6510

    Grades: K-8 | 878 students
  • Jersey City Charles E. Trefurt School
    96 Franklin St
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)714-4320

    Grades: PK-5 | 776 students
  • Jersey City Christa Mcauliffe School
    167 Hancock Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)714-4360

    Grades: PK-8 | 1041 students
  • Jersey City Cornelia F. Bradford School
    96 Sussex St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)915-6450

    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
  • Jersey City Dr Ronald Mcnair High School
    123 Coles Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)418-7617

    Grades: 9-12 | 710 students
  • Jersey City Dr. Charles P. Defuccio School
    214 Plainfield Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)915-6560

    Grades: PK-8 | 382 students
  • Jersey City Dr. Michael Conti School
    182 Merseles St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)714-4300

    Grades: PK-8 | 663 students
  • Jersey City Ezra L. Nolan School
    88 Gates Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6570

    Grades: 6-8 | 256 students
  • Jersey City Frank R Conwell School
    111 Bright Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)915-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
  • Jersey City Franklin L. Williams School
    222 Laidlaw Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)714-8340

    Grades: 6-8 | 890 students
  • Jersey City Gladys Nunery School
    123 Claremont Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6520

    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
  • Jersey City Henry Snyder High School
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1041 students
  • Jersey City Infinity Institute
    193 Old Bergen Road
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-1404

    Grades: 6-12 | 282 students
  • Jersey City James F. Murray School
    339 Stegman Parkway
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6620

    Grades: PK-8 | 859 students
  • Jersey City James J Ferris High School
    35 Colgate St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)915-6660

    Grades: 9-12 | 1196 students
  • Jersey City Joseph H. Brensinger School
    600 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6120

    Grades: PK-8 | 1300 students
  • Jersey City Jotham W. Wakeman School
    100 St Pauls Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)714-4310

    Grades: PK-5 | 846 students
  • Jersey City Julia A. Barnes School
    91 Astor Place
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6420

    Grades: PK-8 | 324 students
  • Jersey City Liberty High School
    299 Sip Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)714-4373

    Grades: 9-12 | 195 students
  • Jersey City Lincoln High School
    60 Crescent Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6700

    Grades: 9-12 | 850 students
  • Jersey City Mahatma K. Gandhi School
    143 Romaine Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)915-6490

    Grades: PK-8 | 1445 students
  • Jersey City Martin Center For The Arts
    59 Wilkinson Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6590

    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
  • Jersey City Martin Luther King Junior School
    886 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201)915-6521

    Grades: PK-8 | 866 students
  • Jersey City Middle School # 4
    107 Bright Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)946-5740

    Grades: 6-8 | 819 students
  • Jersey City Nicolaus Copernicus School
    3385 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201)714-4340

    Grades: PK-5 | 782 students
  • Jersey City Ollie Culbreth Junior School
    153 Union St
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6430

    Grades: PK-8 | 577 students
  • Jersey City P.S. # 20
    160 Danforth Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6470

    Grades: PK-5 | 649 students
  • Jersey City P.S. # 33
    362 Union St
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6540

    Grades: PK-4 | 409 students
  • Jersey City P.S. # 34
    1830 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6550

    Grades: PK-8 | 522 students
  • Jersey City Rafael De J. Cordero School
    158 Erie St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)714-4390

    Grades: PK-8 | 819 students
  • Jersey City Regional Day School Special Education School
    425 Johnston Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6165

    Grades: PK-12 | 99 students
  • Show 3 more public schools in Jersey City

Overview

School District NameJersey City School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students27,488 students
# of Teachers2,271 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
# of Male Students13,951 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students13,537 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.73
# of American Indian Students77 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students4,814 students
% Asian Students
18%
# of Hispanic Students10,635 students
% Hispanic Students
39%
# of Black Students8,215 students
% Black Students
30%
# of White Students3,340 students
% White Students
11%
# of Hawaiian Students177 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students230 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2,333
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,164
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,208
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,146
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,146
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,014
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,813
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,794
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,784
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,726
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,647
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,464
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,332
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,296
# of Ungraded Students:1,621

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
40%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75%
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 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $24,656 in this school district is less than the state average of $25,360. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $25,093 is less than the state average of $25,821. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$666 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jersey City School District and average revenue for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$678 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Jersey City School District and average spending for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$24,656$25,360
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jersey City School District and average revenue per public school student in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$25,093$25,821
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jersey City School District and average spending per public school student in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Jersey City School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.43. The most diverse school in the district is Infinity Institute. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.