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Learning Community Charter School

Charter | PK-8 & ungraded

 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $213,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,180.

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3 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
Based on 9 ratings
2013:
Based on 5 ratings
2012:
Based on 2 ratings
2011:
Based on 5 ratings

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Posted June 8, 2014

I doubt that the post of April 27 was written by a teacher. They are miserable for the very reasons stated in the post of May 30, plus more. The interactions I have heard are alarming. Most are job hunting.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 30, 2014

My son attends LCCS thankfully for the last year, the new principal Colin Hogan has no respect for parents opinions. Personally, I questioned a decision he made and he completely ignore our perspective and point of view he's not open for dialogue, kids and parents are concerned and uncomfortable with his methods. We had a great run on the school up to this year. Teachers are great and good environment for the kids (until Hogan showed up).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2014

LCCS New School Principal is Awesome and great. LCCS once again will be on TOP of its performance. no worries about anything. be supportive of your kids and they will Shine. Kudos to LCCS!!!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 6, 2014

I love LCCS. The unique feature of this school is that they concentrate on every kid in the class. They work on individual kids' weakness & also encourage their strengths.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2014

My three children have attended this school since 2007 and have loved it. I have found no instances of the teachers being fearful of the new principal. Quite the opposite actually. They claim he is highly supportive of them and often help them make adjustments to new curriculum. My children adore him and they thrive. They are all at various levels and are completely different learners from each other. The school offers a lot of extra excitement in the form of creativity such as Create Night or the Moon Study. Parents are really involved in the fun and kept abreast of what is going on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2014

Previously in Primary Prep, both of my girls are thriving in the small community at LCCS and enjoy learning for once. The topic focused curriculum is engaging and the parent community is very unique for an urban setting. The diversity of students from all backgrounds and a caring community where the older students mentor the younger grades is very important to us. We are very happy with LCCS and count ourselves very lucky to be winners in the lottery.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2014

I have two kids enrolled. We used to have all three kids there but ended up transferring our eldest out this year because of the downturn of the school in 2012. The principal and staff were not aligned and her leadership was not great. I am in the education professionally and saw the rigor and discipline decline under her leadership-hence my decision to take the eldest out. With the confirmation of the new principal Colin, my faith has been renewed in this school's potential. He is involved, he has high expectations, he knows what rigor and high standards look like in practice. This school is going thru change so I am sure there will be folks who will want to go back to the old status quo of being average. That's NOT acceptable any more and it takes hard work, sacrifice and yes discipline! Coupled with social and emotional supports to make the learning environment fun and engaging. You can create that culture. This school is solid and free! Colin has a lot of clean up work to do to bring the best of the old culture and blend with new stuff. Change takes time but I've heard good things about the changes he has made and I have seen positive effects first hand with my own kids!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2014

I have to agree with recent posting by the teacher below. The new principal is absolutely NOT aligned with the principles of which the founders (Libby McDonald and Alma Rodriguez and others) had in mind. The comment about breaking down the child to build him up is absolutely true. Even for minor infractions. He is a control freak and it's not that happy place it once was. It is also discouraging that the principal was hired to stay on without input from the families at the school. This is not the way a "learning community" is run.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2014

This school was a great school years ago and has gotten worse over the past 3 years. This year, the school principal resigned and the new principal seems to be overly opinionated and is trying to re-write the principals of the school.. The teachers cannot act without his approval. The children are fearful of him... This is not how you run a school. You do not knock down a child to build him back up. Communication with faculty and staff is great, however, this is because of the controlling nature of the principal once again. If you want a disciplined school, then this is the school for you. Just remember starting tomorrow, this school is a NO BOOK BAG school because BOOK BAGS are "Fire Hazards" so children are not aloud to use a book bag in between classes... Really?? Pens, Pencils and Scissors are more of a hazard so when are these items going to be banned from the school as well? Also, the school has a policy to pay a large sum of $$$ for class trips "up front" even though the majority of the kids are below the poverty line since it is in a low income neighborhood.. This is another policy set by the principal instead of a pay as you go approach as was done in the years past...
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 15, 2013

My son goes to LCCS since last year. He loves it and I am not thinking of moving out of jersey city because of public school system any more. Teachers are hard working and unlike jersey city public schools kids do not have behavioral problem.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 26, 2013

Learning Community is a school that differs from others in the surrounding area. The curriculum that is taught not only meets and exceeds the state standards, but engages the children through a variety of interactive activities that help concepts and ideas resonate in the child's mind for years to come.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 11, 2013

The school has a great community of parents and teachers. I definitely agree that if you want your child challenged (if they are advanced) you will have to supplement. The comment about No Homework is ridiculous - not sure what teachers this child had. I like they also have art & music programs. I hear mixed things about public schools, private schools and charter schools in JC. Do your research and visit all schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2013

My child has been at this school since kindergarten and I can say that the quality has diminished every year. I feel that my child is not learning nearly enough and if it doesn't change, I will have to pull him out of the school. Whatever my child has learned within the last 2 years has been due to the extra work that we give him at home. It is such a disappointment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 15, 2013

I transferred my son from private school to LCCS two years ago and he is absolutey loving it. He has developed strong love of learning. responsibility and ethics. thums up!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2012

The school s history, mission, and curriculum foster love of learning with innovative techniques. I feel that the core curriculum holistically focuses on intellectual, social, leadership development.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 17, 2012

I transferred my daughter from PS 17 to LCCS. She began LCCS in 2nd grade and she is now in 7th. I absolutely LOVE this school. No, my daughter does not come home with a back breaking backpack full of homework that will keep her up until late and frankly I'm fine with that. I know of two other children in my building that have to stay up late each night, their parents complain all the time. My daughter is doing excellent because she has teachers (and a mother) that cares. I am able to email her teachers and they respond within 24 hours 98% of the time. You can't do that with regular public schools. My daughter is having the experience of her life at LCCS. I love their curriculum and so does she. She's excited about learning especially this school year. She's met children from the Amazon and a Holocaust survivor...what Jersey City public school does that??? NONE! LCCS challenges my daughter's mind, causes her to think critically and creates a desire to learn...you can't get any better than that! No, LCCS isn't perfect, nothing and no one is. They do so much with being under funded it makes me think they are all miracle workers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2011

I transfer my kids from public school to LCCS . I am happy with the school, staff and teachers. But now I really feel that kids in the public schools are learning more things. Kids from public school are getting more home work and they have test after finishing every topic. I am not sure why this is not happening in the lccs?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2011

Great Teachers and staff doing an amazing job in spite of being under funded. My daughter is very stimulated and wants to learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2011

Amazing teachers who challenge my child to think, caring administration who have our best interest at heart despite the underwhelming funding we receive from the stat, and a community that supports each other. beyond satisfied.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2011

i am a 5th grader at lccs and have attended this school since kindergarten. in the years that i've constantly woken up and spent 7 hours at this school i have found an amazing experience. My teachers have been extremely encouraging and helpful throughout the years and i don't know where i'd be without them. The school has a strong principal and though at times it can be overwhelming good way of dealing with students who have misbehaved. through my years i have always been challenged and encouraged. If i looked into a crystal ball iim sure i'd see many future years of good experiences


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students73%
Female78%
Male70%
Black63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant73%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students90%
Female89%
Male91%
Black84%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant90%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black73%
Asian77%
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant80%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students97%
Female97%
Male97%
Black82%
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant97%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students95%
Female93%
Male97%
Black82%
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant95%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students72%
Female78%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
White70%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education77%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant72%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students92%
Female94%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant92%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students75%
Female72%
Male77%
Black65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant75%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students77%
Female72%
Male81%
Black76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant77%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students75%
Female75%
Male74%
Black53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant75%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students54%
Female58%
Male48%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
White71%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
General education58%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant54%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students85%
Female84%
Male87%
Black67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students65%
Female53%
Male80%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
General education78%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant65%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students82%
Female74%
Male93%
Black75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant82%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

25%
of schools in the state are Below average
48%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 This rating is based on 2012-13 NJ ASK, HSPA, and/or NJBCT results from the New Jersey Department of Education.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in math and reading from from the New Jersey Department of Education.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 34% 51%
Black 24% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 18% 9%
Hispanic 15% 22%
Two or more races 6% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Male 49%N/A51%
Female 51%N/A49%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2495 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07304
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Phone: (201) 332-0900

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