Best Public Schools in Zip Code 07302


The 07302 zip code area of Jersey City, New Jersey is home to 10 diverse schools, including 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school. While the schools in this area serve students from a range of backgrounds, the data reveals significant differences in their academic performance and other key metrics.

At the top of the pack are two standout institutions: Cornelia F. Bradford School, an elementary school ranked 3rd out of 1,342 in the state with exceptional test scores, and Dr. Ronald McNair High School, ranked 3rd out of 422 high schools and boasting a 100% graduation rate. In contrast, other schools like James J. Ferris High School and Frank R Conwell School have lower proficiency rates and higher chronic absenteeism. This wide range in performance suggests opportunities to learn from the top-performing schools and address the challenges faced by the lower-performing ones.

The data also reveals significant variation in resource allocation, with per-student spending ranging from $6,621 at Cornelia F. Bradford School to $14,071 at James J. Ferris High School, and student-teacher ratios varying from 10.2 to 24.2. These differences in inputs may be contributing factors to the disparities in student outcomes across the schools in the Jersey City Public Schools district and the BelovED Community Charter and Hudson County Schools of Technology School District.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

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