James J Ferris School

35 Colgate St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 | (201) 915-6660
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,555
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Nicole Hazel
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Jersey City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $23,102
  • Graduation Rate: 67.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.8
  • Enrolled Students: 27,464

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,555
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 101.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 807 (51.9%)
  • Females: 748 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 101 (6.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 722 (46.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 823 (52.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James J Ferris School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black41426.6%
Asian25216.2%
Hispanic81252.2%
White775.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James J Ferris School
  Number Percent
9th Grade55835.9%
10th Grade32821.1%
11th Grade33521.5%
12th Grade25816.6%
Ungraded764.9%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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