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
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 Nuturing Place (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Nuturing Place (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jersey CitySt. Peters Preparatory School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    144 Grand Street
    Jersey CityNJ07302
    (201)547-6400
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 955 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Jersey CityThe Nuturing Place
    Daycare / Preschool
    81 York St
    Jersey CityNJ07302
    (201)413-1982
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.1 mi | 3 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Jersey CityOur Lady Of Czestochowa
      (Roman Catholic)
    248 Marin Blvd
    Jersey CityNJ07302
    (201)434-2405
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 231 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Jersey CityMontessori School Of Jersey City
    Montessori School
    17 Erie St
    Jersey CityNJ07302
    (201)432-6300
    Montessori School
    0.4 mi | 17 students | Gr. K-3                      
  • Jersey CityPrr Corporation/smile Preschool & Chldcare
    Daycare / Preschool
    194 Newark Ave
    Jersey CityNJ07302
    (201)963-8533
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.5 mi | 42 students | Gr. K-1                      

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