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Jersey City Schools
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JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Jersey City, New Jersey SCHOOLS
Jersey City schools boast a total student population of 35,371 attending 51 schools in 12 public school districts and 40 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Jersey City public schools spend an average of $13,569 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Jersey City public schools average a student teacher ratio of 12:1. Jersey City private schools average 8:1. Also, high schools in Jersey City average a student body population of 1,056, while Jersey City middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 627 and 595 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.