George Jackson Academy

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 139 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade George Jackson Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Dress shirt, dress slacks, dress shoes.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Nov. 1 / Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,000
Tuition Notes On average our parents pay $1000 per year with 100% of our student body on financial aid. It costs the school approximately $20,000.00 to educate each of its boys.
Average Financial Aid Grant $18,000
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Bernadette Sarlo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports FencingFencing

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Economics Club, Website Building Chess Club, Economics Club, Website Building,

School Notes

  • Written IQ Test Written Reading Test School Transcript Personal Interview Classroom Simulation Day Parent Interview Teacher Recommendation 
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Grades: KG-12 | 646 students
    3.9 miles
    260 W 78th St
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)812-8521
    3.9KG-12
    646
  • Bronx
    Grades: PK-12 | 1140 students
    12.7 miles
    5250 Fieldston Road
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)549-8810
    12.7PK-12
    1140
  • New York
    The Speyer Legacy School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 307 students
    2.9 miles
    925 9th Avenue
    New York, NY 10019
    (212)581-4000
    2.9K-8
    307
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 1281 students
    4.1 miles
    108 E 89th St
    New York, NY 10128
    (212)423-5450
    4.1K-12
    1281
  • New York
    Aaron School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 162 students
    1.9 miles
    309 East 45th Street
    New York, NY 10017
    (212)867-9594
    1.9K-12
    162

School Reviews

5  5/28/2013
I am in 7th grade ans have been going to GJA for 3 years now. The students here are really friendly as well as the teachers. Once a week a student from Juilliard comes and teaches us how to play different instruments. I would recommend that you let your child come and visit us and see I''d you like it.
- Posted by

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
February 23, 2017
You probably have several reasons why you think a specific school might be a good fit for your needs and requirements. Have you considered all fifteen of these reasons?
February 11, 2017
Let's think about the employment process from the point of view of your making me want to hire you. Here are some points to ponder.
February 10, 2017
It is easy to fall into the trap of not keeping your skill-set current. There's no time and no need anyway. We look at why you need to keep things current and offer some suggestions as to how to proceed.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $17,677 for elementary schools and $33,996 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).