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District Calendar Adjustment: Schools will be closed on Monday, May 2, 2022, in observance of Eid

Dear Parents and Guardians,

In order to allow our students who celebrate Eid-al-Fitr on the appropriate day, the May calendar has been adjusted. Schools will be closed on Monday, May 2, 2022, in observance of Eid and classes will resume Tuesday, May 3, 2022, for a full day of instruction. On behalf of the Jersey City Public Schools, we wish you and your family a safe and joyful holiday.


Dr. Norma Fernandez

Acting Superintendent of Schools


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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.

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  • 2019 National Blue ribbon School Winner, Infinity Institute, Exemplary High Performing 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
  • Partnership with Saint Peter's University in a 21st Century Afterschool Program grant.
  • Verizon Grant Verizon Innovative Learning Schools-Joseph H. Brensinger PS 17 and Mahatma K. Gandhi PS 23
  • Lexus Eco Challenge 2019-20 Final Challenge Grand Prize Winners
    R.E.M Remote Environmental Monitoring Middle School- Grand Prize Winner-PS 28 Christa McAuliffe School
  • Girl's Basketball Back to Back State Champions-Lincoln High School
  • 2019-20 Final Challenge First Prize Winners Aeroponics28 -Middle School- First Prize Winner PS 28 Christa McAuliffe School