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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Jersey City, NJ
Students enrolled: 692

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123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 418-7618
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Map of Dr. Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School address.

June 19, 2014
Unfortunately, due to rigorous curriculum most of the students cheat in order to gain advantage. It's uncertain whether administration is aware of this dilemma.

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May 10, 2014
McNair is portrayed to be better than what it really is. Honestly, people don't know what ot really is. It's really hyped up.

- submitted by a community member

April 29, 2014
Being an alumnus of Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School is what distinguished me from the rest of my Freshman class in my Undergraduate career in college. I was comfortable with taking multiple classes at once, studying almost 12 hours at a time and having to do a large amount of homework assignments that encountered deadlines. I was always on top of my game and my priorities never changed. McNair taught me about time management and how to set mind my straight on academics being the first thing on my to-do list. When it comes to great schools that count, McNair is on top of my list. Many thanks to Mr. Slattery and Ms. Barone for running a great school. Fernando Titus Alumus

- submitted by a community member

March 24, 2014
Great school, staff and teachers. The AP classes prepared my son for college. He's been on the Dean's List for the past 3 years!

- submitted by a parent

January 14, 2014
Honestly this school can be the best thing to happen to you or the worst. It is very comprehensive and an overall great environment. However some teachers are not the best. Specifically the VP. Ms. Barone is straight up........Ummmmmmmmmmmmmm there are certain people you just don't want to get on the bad side of. Let's leave it at that. Great school but you don't need to struggle here when you could get into the same college by taking it easy at a different school. So good luck.

- submitted by a community member

January 11, 2014
McNair is overrated. Half the teachers are above average and the other half don't bother to teach. The only reason why this school is considered to be a top school is because of the many AP courses it offers.

- submitted by a student

June 25, 2013
i rate this school 5 out of 5. This is my dream to get in to. i have struggled alot through my education and family but i want to make the best out of it at this school

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October 01, 2008
98% of students who makes it to senior year have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students definately go on to achieve great things. Most students can get into an Ivy League school by Senior year because of the rigour of the coursework. The diversity is also strong and a very nice aspect of the school.

- submitted by a student

September 09, 2005
Competitive. Top 30% of the students are very smart.

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November 15, 2004
I'm not a parent but a former student of McNair. I graduated in 2003 and am now in my 2nd year at college. McNair definately prepared for college. Having a history of high standards set by the school makes me keep a high standard for myself because I know what my best work looks like. Because of this, am I now in the top of several of my classes, not to mention that honors and AP classes as well as dedicated teachers at McNair allowed me to start college with 30 tranfer credits. Thanks Academic!

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April 30, 2004
My daughter graduated from NcNair a few years ago. She is now a year away from earning her college degree. I feel that the education and experience she recieved at McNair Academic has assisted her tremendously. I also have an eleven year old daughter who intends to apply to McNair Academic. Great school, great teachers, great programs.

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March 11, 2004
I am not a parent, I am a graduate ('94). I found the education I recived to be top notch. I felt prepared to enter college. I was given the neccessary tools to achieve in college and in the workplace. The teachers really care about the subjects that they teach; their passion for their resepective area was infectious. The student body fostered an atmosphere where being smart and achieving was 'cool'. The guidance department walked me through college applications and deciding on a school that best suited me. I highly recommend attending Academic High!

- submitted by a student

June 19, 2003
I have a sophomore and another entering her freshman year this fall 2003, and have always attended the PTA meetings and report card one-on-one with the teachers. McNair, being a school with only Honors or Advanced placement courses, does have a Fantastic, Overachieving Faculty. I have not met a teacher that did not strike me as incredibly knowledgeable, professional and really care about their students. The energy level is infectious in this institution and all of the kids that attend are always enthusiastic.

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Dr. Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School
123 Coles Street, Jersey City, NJ  07302
(201) 418-7618
Last modified Dr. Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Dr. Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top