Kenmare Alternative High School For Adult Women

Tel: (201)451-1177
Grades: PK | 75 students
Kenmare is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and is an alternative high school.
We offer young women, ages 17-30, who have dropped out of the school system, a second or third or fourth chance to earn a high school diploma.
We recognize the individual gifts and talents of each woman.
Our professional and dedicated faculty, in partnership with local social service, business and health institutions, is committed to each woman's academic growth and attainment of job skills.
We challenge them to develop skills that will assist them in raising their children and empowering themselves.
We strive to help them realize their own self worth and develop a genuine respect for others.
As a program of the York Street Project, Kenmare strives to give women the educational support needed to move forward with their lives by assisting them in attaining the skills they need to become independent and self-sustaining learners and earners.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Prekindergarten
Learning Programs Supported Non graded/individualized program

Student Body

Total Students 75 students
Student Body Type All-girls

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Aug. 20 / Dec. 1

School Notes:

  • Kenmare is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and is an alternative high school for young women, ages 17-30, who have dropped out of the school system
  • Our professional and dedicated faculty, in partnership with local social service, business and health institutions,is committed to academic growth and attainment of job skills.
  • We challenge our women to develop skills that will assist them in raising their children and empowering themselves.
  • Kenmare strives to give women the educational support needed to move forward with their lives by assisting them in attaining the skills they need to become independent and self-sustaining learners and earners.
  • Profile last updated: 07/31/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Peters Preparatory School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Nuturing Place (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Nuturing Place (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey City
    The Nuturing Place
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 48 students
    0 miles
    81 York St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)413-1982
    0PK-KG
    48
  • Jersey City
    St. Peters Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 932 students
    0.2 miles
    144 Grand Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)547-6400
    0.29-12
    932
  • Jersey City
    Grades: PK-8 | 393 students
    0.3 miles
    248 Marin Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)434-2405
    0.3PK-8
    393
  • Jersey City
    Grades: K-3 | 17 students
    0.5 miles
    17 Erie St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)432-6300
    0.5K-3
    17
  • Jersey City
    Grades: PK-4
    0.6 miles
    209 Third Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)459-6462
    0.6PK-4
    n/a

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