Jersey City Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Jersey City Public Schools School District Details

Jersey City Public Schools School District
346 Claremont Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305

29,113 Students enrolled in District

39 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Jersey City Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
41%
50%
49%
56%
33%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Academy I School
209 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ, 07305
06-08
Alexander D. Sullivan School
171 Seaview Ave
Jersey City, NJ, 07305
PK-05
Alfred Zampella School
201 North St
Jersey City, NJ, 07307
PK-08
Chaplain Charles Watters School
220 Virginia Ave
Jersey City, NJ, 07304
PK-08
Charles E. Trefurt School
96 Franklin St
Jersey City, NJ, 07307
PK-05
Christa Mcauliffe School
167 Hancock Ave
Jersey City, NJ, 07307
PK-08
Cornelia F. Bradford School
96 Sussex St
Jersey City, NJ, 07302
PK-05
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School
123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ, 07302
09-12
Dr. Charles P. Defuccio School
214 Plainfield Ave
Jersey City, NJ, 07306
PK-08
Dr. Maya Angelou Elementary School
239 Ocean Avenue
Jersey City, NJ, 07305
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 15.0% 42.8%
Black 26.4% 15.2%
Hispanic 38.8% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 18.8% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.0% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.1% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.9% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,996 $378,910,000 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,355 $63,760,000 8.6%
Staff $896 $24,247,000 3.3%
General Administration $386 $10,448,000 1.4%
School Administration $1,010 $27,349,000 3.7%
Operation $2,469 $66,838,000 9.0%
Transportation $664 $17,969,000 2.4%
Other $437 $11,829,000 1.6%
Total Support $8,216 $222,440,000 30.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,074 $137,379,000 18.6%
Total Expenditures $27,287 $738,729,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%