George Jackson Academy

104 Saint Marks Place
New York, NY 10009
     Tel: (212)228-6789
Grades: 4 - 8 | 130 students

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 130 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 96%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade George Jackson Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 19
Tuition Notes On average our parents pay $1000 per year with 100% of our student body on financial aid. It costs the school approximately $17,000.00 to educate each of its boys.
Average Financial Aid Grant $17,000
Acceptance Rate 30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Assistant Head of School - Andre Del Valle

School Notes:

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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Salle Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Help Of Christians (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mary Help Of Christians (0.2 miles away)
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  • New York
    Mary Help Of Christians
    (Roman Catholic)
    435 E 11th Street
    New YorkNY 10009
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 156 students                      
  • New York
    La Salle Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    215 E 6th S
    New YorkNY 10003
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 336 students                      
  • New York
    419 E 13th St
    New YorkNY 10009
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 267 students                      
  • New York
    St George Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    215 E 6th St
    New YorkNY 10003
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 61 students                      
  • New York
    Cornelia Connelly Center
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    220 E 4th St
    New YorkNY 10009
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 64 students                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
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.
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