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The Virtual AP Academy will begin March 27, 2021, for interested students in preparation for the AP tests. Please see the attached flyer for additional information.


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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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