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PK-8|Private
251 students
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6408 Palisade Avenue
West New York, NJ 07093

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(201) 861-3227
(201) 861-5744
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"safe happy environment "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
  • Facilities
    Art room, Cafeteria, Chapel / spiritual reflection center...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Technology, Religious
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Instrumental and theory music lessons
  • World languages
    French
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13 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · January 01, 2016
At first I was a little concerned that they weren't pushing the kids hard enough in the 1st and 2nd grade. But there is a gradual approach to getting everyone to appreciate and like school, and then they amp up the work load as the grade level... more

Teacher effectiveness: Agree
Submitted by a parent · January 01, 2016
This would get a 'Very Effective', but I'm staying at 'effective'. I would say that every organization has its strong performers and others who aren't quite as strong. However, the last few years have seen some hiring that has brought some really... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · January 01, 2016
In the lower grades, there isn't a ton of homework. I think the parent has to find ways to augment that, either by using services like IXL, and encouraging the children to read, read, read. But as the kids progress, they may sometimes be hit with... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 01, 2016
It's the foundation of a Catholic school to teach a moral way of life. Certainly the children are 'steered in the right direction' and discouraged from acting up or treating each other poorly. Kids who are problematic are given a chance, but it... more

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Last modified: March 8, 2016
Last modified Academy of St. Joseph of the Palisades is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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