Rev George A Brown School

  • George A. Brown Memorial School, a Roman Catholic parochial school in the Diocese of Paterson, offers programs for children in pre-school through grade 8.
  • Rev. Brown was the first Catholic school in Sussex County and was named for the first pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Church.
  • The school has built a reputation for developing strong spiritual values in an equally strong academic environment.
  • It is a reputation gained through the efforts of dedicated teachers at all grade levels, hard work and diligence on the part of our students, and the participation and support of school parents.
  • Staff development and curriculum improvements have also had a positive impact on student achievement, as demonstrated by our students' and school's accomplishments.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4

Student Body

Total Students467 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Rev George A Brown School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • George A. Brown Memorial School, a Roman Catholic parochial school in the Diocese of Paterson, offers programs for children in pre-school through grade 8. Rev. Brown was the first Catholic school in Sussex County and was named for the first pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Church. The school has built a reputation for developing strong spiritual values in an equally strong academic environment. It is a reputation gained through the efforts of dedicated teachers at all grade levels, hard work and diligence on the part of our students, and the participation and support of school parents. Staff development and curriculum improvements have also had a positive impact on student achievement, as demonstrated by our students' and school's accomplishments.
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