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Immaculate Conception School

Private | PK-8

 

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Posted December 12, 2008

Immaculate Conception School is one of the best schools that I ever attended in my life! As a graduate from ICS, there are so many wonderful things that I can say about the school. The teachers are so nice and always offer you help. I would reccommend ICS to anyone. P.S. - I love you Mr. Cladek and Mrs. Cannell! I miss you so much!


Posted September 17, 2008

ICS was a great school for my daughter. The Administration and staff are very accommodating and they actively work together with parents to produce the best education for the children. One definitely feels a strong sense of community in this school. The students are respectful and show a strong sense of values. The teachers have a genuine concern for the students. We will definitely miss ICS!
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Posted October 11, 2006

I am very pleased with the school and the religious education it offers our children. It is a great school if your child is 'average' academically. If you require special needs or if your child is scholastically advanced, the school is not your best choice. Additionally, the school does not offer all the extracurricular activities a public school can provide. It's important to understand your child's needs to determine if this is the right school for you. We have been very pleased with the choice!
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Posted September 21, 2006

Immaculate Conception School is a wonderful school with strong emphasis on academic proficiency of the students apart from the religious education that is imparted to them. The standards that are set are much higher than the comparable public school curriculum, especially in the elementary school level.We are very happy with the school.
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Posted June 8, 2006

Excellent School, Great and Supportive Teachers.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 14, 2006

good elementary school with strong music programs. friendly to non religous families too. recommendated for lower grades (pre-k - 8)
—Submitted by a former student


Posted February 23, 2004

ICS (as it is affectionately know by the 'family' there') is a terrific school. The academics are wonderful and the staff top-notch. The school continues to grow with each year we are there, in academics and extracurricular activities. I highly recommend the school.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 76% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 9%
Two or more races 7% 1%
Hispanic 6% 22%
Black 2% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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41 Mountain Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 725-6516

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