St Nicholas School

Tel: (201)659-5948
Grades: PK-8 | 251 students
Our mission at Saint Nicholas School is to embrace, nurture, and educate all God's children, preparing them for lives of service and leadership rooted in the Catholic values of faith, hope, and love. To accomplish this, we strive to provide the best instruction possible in the areas of the language arts, mathemathics, social studies, science and the arts; and to implant and nurture a set of moral values which will serve as a guide for our students in their attitudes and personal decisions, both now and in their futures lives.
Strong academics and a values-based education in a Catholic environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1886

Student Body

Total Students 251 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Nicholas School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Mrs. Bernadette Miglin, Principal


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBalletBasketball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arts and Crafts Club, Choir, Music & Movement Lessons, National Junior Honor Society, Newspaper club, Student Council, Taekwondo Lessons, Technology Club Choir, Newspaper club, Arts and Crafts Club,
Music & Movement Lessons,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Council,
Taekwondo Lessons,
Technology Club,

School Notes:

  • St. Nicholas School is a PreK-8 Catholic elementary school operated under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Newark. We are committed to preparing our students spiritually, intellectually and socially. The school follows the Curriculum Standards set by the Archdiocese of Newark which meet or exceed the New Jersey Common Core Curriculum Standards.
  • While standardized test scores are only one measure of the strength of our program, our 2015 Terra Nova standardized test scores exceeded the Archdiocesan scores in almost every category measured. Average (or mean) scores on the Terra Nova assessments in Reading, Language, Math, Science and Social Studies in all grades exceed the national mean score by at least 18 percentile points. The majority of scores are between 25 and 40 percentile points above the national mean scores.
  • The class of 2015 earned almost $200,000 in scholarships to local Catholic High Schools. In addition, almost 30% of the students were accepted to the highly selective McNair Academic, High Tech, and County Prep High Schools.
  • There are many extracurricular actictivities offered such as basketball, girls volleyball, bowling, track, choir, dance, taekwondo, arts and crafts, and music and movement.
  • Call today for a tour to discover why Saint Nicholas School is the premier destination for education in The Heights of Jersey City.

Profile last updated: 08/17/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Aloysius High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Anne's Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Concordia Learning Center At Sjsb (0.4 miles away)
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    Grades: K-8 | 345 students
    0.8 miles
    555 7th St
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
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    0.8 miles
    509 Pavonia Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
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    Grades: PK-8 | 316 students
    0.9 miles
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    Jersey City, NJ 07306

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