Jersey City School District

Know your school choice options in New Jersey.

In New Jersey districts have the option of allowing students to transfer to schools in a neighboring district (called interdistrict choice). The state has also initiated a five-year pilot program to voluntarily establish 21 choice districts, with one per county. Students within a 20-mile radius of a choice district can apply to attend its schools. Children can also attend charter schools. Low-income students are eligible for scholarship funding to attend private schools.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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346 Claremont Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07305
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PH: (201) 915-6202
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yellow arrow Grades PK-12 & ungraded
yellow arrow 27,397 students
yellow arrow 40 schools
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