Kenmare Alternative High School For Adult Women

Tel: (201)451-1177
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
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% 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.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Peters Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Nurturing Place/york Stree (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is French American Academy of Jersey City (0.6 miles away)
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  • Jersey City St. Peters Preparatory School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    144 Grand Street
    Jersey City , NJ , 07302
    (201)547-6400
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  955  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jersey City
    The Nurturing Place/york Stree
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    81 York Street
    Jersey City , NJ , 07302
    (201)413-1982
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.1  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Jersey City
    Our Lady Of Czestochowa
    (Roman Catholic)
    248 Luis Munoz Marin Blvd
    Jersey City , NJ , 07302
    (201)434-2405
    (Roman Catholic)
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    Jersey City , NJ , 07302
    (201)432-6300
    Montessori School
    0.4  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  K-3
  • Jersey City
    Prr Corporation/smile Preschool & Chldcare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    194 Newark Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07302
    (201)963-8533
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.5  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  K-1

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