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K-8 & Ungraded
Public charter
Teaneck, NJ
Students enrolled: 306

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563 Chestnut Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666

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(201) 833-9600
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Map of Teaneck Community Charter School address.

April 29, 2015
Great school. So lucky my son goes there. Small classes. Great admin. and teachers. big plus that it goes from K to 8th grade

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2015
The only reason for its high rating is that is manages to select only well to do English speaking kids with no special needs. Compared to schools with similar demographics, its test scores are dismal.

- submitted by a parent

November 16, 2013
My child has special needs. With that said, I still wanted him to be in a mainstreamed environment. Fortunately, the Teaneck Community Charter School has been working with my family very closely to provide the support/services for him to grow academically, but also be part of everything at the school. This has also helped with his emotional and social growth as well. Currently, he gets OT, PT Speech, as well as additional help in Math and Reading. He has a Special Ed teacher just for Math and Reading that works with him daily to give him more attention, rather than him being in the larger classroom for these subjects. The Special Services Director and her Team -you feel that they care about your child and that means so much to this family. Our son is very happy at TCCS.

- submitted by a parent

June 01, 2013
My child's 2nd year at TCCS is about to come to an end and I could tell he is happy in this school. That's the reason for my 4 star rating because my child continues to love school and learning, I have seen academic progress, and improved social skills. But with TCCS, I have peace of mind.However, why not a 5 star? Well, first, they can do better in the state tests. The 2012 state test results showed a score of 93 in Math but 74 in ELA. I know for a fact that in the last 2 school years they have done a lot of book fairs and gave out summer reading assignments...but I hope the TCCS will understand this will not remedy the gap that happens everyday in the classroom. It is important that each class will have a leveled library of its own.I know it is a lot of teacher work as well as parent work, BUT NO PERFORMANCE WILL EVER GO UP W/O EVERY1 PITCHING IN. I hope that the administration who are already doing a fine job will find a way to put libraries inside the classroom & way to routinely inform parents of their children's progress (most teachers do but not all). I hope when the Creative Suite is done, this will be the next project. Let's do it!

- submitted by a parent

April 13, 2013
I think this is a fine school that offers students the opportunity to try different potential interest areas while learning the core curriculum in an inspiring learning environment.

- submitted by a teacher

February 09, 2012
I have two children at TCCS currently 1st and 3rd grade and they are doing great. The teachers think out of the box, engage their students and challenge their minds. The school is non-traditional in many aspects and has a nurturing small environment which creates a great place to learn. TCCS kids graduate and go on to exceptional high schools in the area having had an education that fosters critical thinking and community engagement. Perfect for the kind of children I am raising. Keep up the great work TCCS!

- submitted by a parent

December 15, 2011
Don't believe the hype about this school. This school masks it's poor curriculum with too many pasts dinners, movies nights and horrible performances. I pulled my daughter from this school after only one year (kindergarten) because her mind was being wasted by tracing letters and numbers in the first grade! Her teacher told me over and over that she was "on level" but after only a month at her new school, she tested with an IQ of 130 and is pulled out several times a week for advanced work. I fought tooth and nail for TCCS to recognize her talents but to no avail! They only survive because most of the parents have no idea what a challenging educational environment truly is. I can go on and on but the point is that if they have such small classes... they should be testing higher than the local public schools and THEY ARE NOT! I am so glad that my daughter no longer goes to this sham of a school.

- submitted by a parent

December 12, 2011
The Teaneck Community Charter School is an outstanding jewel in Teaneck. It is a place where children feel safe, challenged and cared for. TCCS has a firm place in the community and is well valued by all who have come to love it!

- submitted by a parent

November 22, 2009
I am a student at the Teaneck Community Charter School, and I have to say that it is fantastic. Yes, it is a small school, but that is what I like about it. It is small and comfortable and everyone there is like family. We also go on trips, so when we learn something in class there may be something hands on later. Like we saw an actual Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car. Or when the 5-6's go to Frost Valley to learn about the environment, team building and many more. I am really going to miss this school when I graduate, but I know when I come back to visit, they will be happy to see me, just like I am happy to see them.

- submitted by a student
no rating
November 03, 2009
Our school is the best place in the world to be. We are a community. Our students range from Kindergarten to 8th grade. All of our students,parents and faculty work together to make this school one of the happiest places to be. We work together, play together, cry together....we do whatever it takes to make sure our students leave here ready to face what lies ahead. Our students are not only ready educationally they are secure in who they are and what they need to do to succeed.

- submitted by a teacher

October 30, 2009
My daughter has been a child at this school since K and has thrived there. The teachers and administrators are wonderful. Like any school not perfect but for us it's great.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 24, 2009
My son goes to Teaneck Community Charter School and I absolutely love it. The program is tough yet manages to completely engage my child. The teachers also work with the parents and understand the immediate impact they have on their students. Learning takes place in the class room and in the community, as they encourage learning from all aspects of life.

- submitted by a parent

February 20, 2009
I am a graduate of T.C.C.S, I began there the first year it started in 1998 and stayed there untill my graduation of the eighth grade(2006) . Never have i questioned being a part of this school. It gave me something that none of my friends experienced from their other schools, a family. I was never afraid to go for help, which the teachers went above and beyond to to. And Principal Rex, always the best Principal he could have been! i was able to go to him for anything, and he willingly wrote an acceptance letter for me to get into a high school academy. The Charter School was the best experience i could have had throughout my elementary and middle school life!

- submitted by a community member

September 15, 2006
This is my daughter's second year at TCCS and she loves it. This school focuses on every child's individual needs and works very hard to help them achieve their goals! The entire school feels like a BIG extended family. Everyone works together for one GOAL - our children.

- submitted by a parent

July 22, 2004
My son graduated from TCCS. He had a wonderful educational experience. Students work hard and tend to be overachievers. 50% of the graduates were accepted into various high school academies, which is no small feat considering that these academies are VERY difficult to get into. Administration is great. Teachers are nurturing; they care and they provide a great deal of encouragement. Everyone really works hard. I love this school and will ALWAYS speak highly of it. This school has been around for only 6 years and doing quite well -- better than some of the schools that have been around for 100 years. People have complained about discipline and I share their concern but I think this will be resolved in the 2004-2005 school year.

- submitted by a parent

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Teaneck Community Charter School
563 Chestnut Avenue, Teaneck, NJ  07666
(201) 833-9600
Last modified Teaneck Community Charter School is a Charter school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Teaneck Community Charter School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top