School Funding and District Budget

Jersey City Public Schools

District Budget Information

On Monday, May 7, 2019, the Jersey City Board of Education approved its 2019-20 Budget. We have posted the Advertised budget for FY 2019-20 here and the User Friendly Version here.

Advertised Budget and User Friendly Budget for FY 2019-20

Though Jersey City is often attacked for the amount of funding it receives from the state for its schools, it is actually underfunded. Read the Case Study on Jersey City's School Aid by the Educational Law Center to better understand the challenges the District faces.