There are over 5,000 public charter school employees in the state of New Jersey. NJEA represents well over 1000 members. As per the NJ DOE there are close to 100 operating charter schools, with two pending approval. No new applications have been received.

  • 51 charter schools have had their charters revoked, surrendered, or not renewed since Of those, 21 have closed since 2010.
  • There are, or will be, approximately 50,000 students attending charter schools. This is approximately 4% of students enrolled in New Jersey’s public schools.

County Statistics Breakdown

  • 3 in Atlantic
  • 3 in Bergen
  • 2 in Burlington
  • 13 in Camden
  • 0 in Cape May
  • 4 in Cumberland
  • 26 in Essex
  • 0 in Gloucester
  • 14 in Hudson
  • 0 in Hunterdon
  • 6 in Mercer
  • 3 in Middlesex
  • 7 in Monmouth
  • 1 in Morris
  • 0 in Ocean
  • 10 in Passaic
  • 1 in Salem
  • 3 in Somerset
  • 1 in Sussex
  • 3 in Union
  • 1 in Warren

*Some schools service more than one county

  • 18 schools are represented by NJEA.
    • Academy for Urban Leadership – Middlesex
    • Burch Charter School of Excellence – Essex
    • Classical Academy Charter School of Clifton – Passaic
    • Community Charter School of Paterson – Passaic
    • East Orange Community Charter School – Essex
    • Golden Door Charter School – Hudson
    • Greater Brunswick Charter School – Middlesex
    • International Charter School – Mercer
    • LEAP Academy Charter School – Camden
    • Learning Community Charter School – Hudson
    • Marion P. Thomas Charter School – Essex
    • METS Charter School/Newark-Essex, Jersey City-Hudson
    • New Horizons Charter School – Essex
    • Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology – Passaic
    • Queen City Academy Charter School – Union
    • Soaring Heights Charter School – Hudson
    • Sussex Community Charter – Sussex/Warren
    • Sussex County Charter School of Technology – Sussex/Warren
    • Teaneck Community Charter School – Bergen

 

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