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Mr. Ileya and the P.S. 20 school community welcomed parents and students as they received school supplies and resources.

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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.