Parent Resources

Register your child for school: Registration Information
The New Jersey Department of Education has provided the ability for parents/guardians to access individual student test results.
The New Jersey Parent Portal provides the opportunity for parents to learn about their children's performance on the NJ Learning Assessments for English Language Arts and Mathematics. A parent guide is provided to support parents/guardians in creating user accounts and accessing information from year to year beginning with 2019 scores. 
The resources below can assist in supporting your family through the educational process.
NJ School Performance Reports  Annual Report of school performance from NJDOE
Parents' Guide to NJSLA          Parent Guide to NJ Student Learning Assesment
Student Attendance Student attendance Requirements and permitted religious holidays
STARS & CASPER Morning & afternoon child-care program offered to JCPS students for a fee.

SPECIAL EDUCATION Understand how the process works, your rights, and what to expect for your child.
A digital literacy program that provides K-8 students with access to thousands of enhanced fiction and nonfiction digital books. It also creates individual dashboards for students based on their specific interests and reading ability with e-books in a variety of formats, including picture books, graphic novels, and character books. Log in information can be obtained from your child's school.
My Pearson Training
Reading Street (K-5)

Moving with Math
Go Math!
Family Web Resources:
New Jersey Department of Education Families' Portal
Better understand New Jersey's educational priorities.
Office of Higher Education
Comprehensive information about NJ public colleges and universities.
Federal Student Aid
Learn about and apply for financial aid for higher education needs.
NJ Parent Link - The Early Childhood, Parenting, and Professional Resource Center
Information and services to expectant parents and families with young children.
Department of Human Services
DHS serves seniors, individuals, and families with low incomes; people with mental illnesses, addictions, and disabilities.
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network - SPAN
Resource for learning, sharing, and connecting about the education, development, and healthcare needs of children.
The Office of Diversity & Inclusion works to ensure equality of economic opportunity for all Jersey City residents. We collaborate with academic institutions, community organizations, and business development centers to empower residents through access to workforce and business advancement opportunities.