Jrc Alternative School

  • Jrc Alternative School's mission is to promote community collaboration that will provide the appropriate resources and services to satisfy the unique needs of each young person and his/her family.
  • The children, youth and families of Camden City will be provided with the opportunity to grow in a healthy, non-violent environment and receive a comprehensive, quality education resulting in spiritually, mentally, and socially productive individuals.
  • They will have access to quality healthcare, decent housing, clean and safe neighborhoods, structured recreation, and economic development opportunities that will allow for empowerment and self-sufficiency through a sense of connectedness.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Institute for Independent Education
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12

Student Body

Total Students33 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
88%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Jrc Alternative School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Jrc Alternative School's mission is to promote community collaboration that will provide the appropriate resources and services to satisfy the unique needs of each young person and his/her family. The children, youth and families of Camden City will be provided with the opportunity to grow in a healthy, non-violent environment and receive a comprehensive, quality education resulting in spiritually, mentally, and socially productive individuals. They will have access to quality healthcare, decent housing, clean and safe neighborhoods, structured recreation, and economic development opportunities that will allow for empowerment and self-sufficiency through a sense of connectedness.
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Camden
    Grades: K-8 | 242 students
    2.1 miles
    2907 Federal St
    Camden, NJ 08105
    (856) 964-4336
    2.1 K-8
    242
  • Cherry Hill
    Grades: PK-12 | 354 students
    5.4 miles
    5 Carnegie Plaza
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    (856) 489-6720
    5.4 PK-12
    354
  • Merchantville
    Grades: NS-8 | 285 students
    3.8 miles
    51 W Maple Ave
    Merchantville, NJ 08109
    (856) 665-5879
    3.8 NS-8
    285
  • Pennsauken
    Grades: K-8 | 210 students
    3.1 miles
    4851 Camden Ave
    Pennsauken, NJ 08110
    (856) 662-0149
    3.1 K-8
    210
  • Pennsauken
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    1.5 miles
    3601 Federal St
    Pennsauken, NJ 08110
    (856) 382-1874
    1.5 9-12
    62

School Reviews

Endorse Jrc Alternative School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
This article aims to show you where to look for information about school reopening protocols, school reopening communications, schools that have closed, and schools with COVID-19 cases, among other COVID-19 related issues.
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,593 for elementary schools and $18,704 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).