Letter from Acting Superintendent Mr. Franklin Walker

Please read the following letter from Mr. Walker based on yesterday's events.

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Recent News

Jersey City native Tanveer Singh, a summa cum laude graduate graduate of Colombia University and former McNair Academic High School valedictorian, is joining the Schwarzman Scholars class of 2021 in Beijing. By John Heinis -December 7, 2019
“On behalf of the thousands of students guided by their art teachers who have participated over the past 30 years in the PATH Holiday Poster Contest, thank you for affording them to the opportunity to share the beauty of art,” said Ann Marley, the Jersey City Board of Education’s district supervisor for visual and performing arts.

Calendar

Caucus Meeting

Time: 6 PM – 9 PM
Location: 346 Claremont Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA - Large Conference Room 1R

JCArts Winter Choir Concert

Time: 7 PM – 8 PM
Location: Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2015 Kennedy Blvd., (at Audubon Ave.) Jersey City, NJ

Mission Statement

Educating Greatness
 
Developing a vision of doing what is best for all students and making them academically competitive in a global society. The real promise is to give every student E.A.R.S., Enrichment, Acceleration, Resources, and Support.
 

About Us

  • 96.5% The student attendance record winners for the district 2019
  • 18 Extended clubs
  • 88% of students proficient on NJSLA
  • 2019 National Blue ribbon School Winner, Infinity Institute, Exemplary High Performing School
  • 2018 National Blue Ribbon Winner Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School
  • $3,067,246 awarded in Merit-Based Scholarships to 17 students in the JC Arts Program
  • measure9% increase in the number of AP Exams administered during the last two years
  • lcap1,344 High School Seniors graduated in 2019
  • 2018 National Blue Ribbon Winner Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School
  • $3,067,246 awarded in Merit-Based Scholarships to 17 students in the JC Arts Program
  • measure9% increase in the number of AP Exams administered during the last two years
  • lcap1,344 High School Seniors graduated in 2019
  • lcap40% Decrease rate for out-of-school suspension
  • lcapContinued progress in ELA and Math
  • lcapP.S. # 34 is a Community School with in-house Support Services (Food and Clothing Pantry).
  • MS#40 is located in the Greenville section of Jersey City
  • MS#40 was one of the first schools to adopt a one-to-one Chromebook initiative.
  • Awarded the 2017 Promising Practice in Character Education honor.
  • Partnership with Saint Peter's University in a 21st Century Afterschool Program grant.