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 87 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
  • 5 in Camden
  • 0 in Cape May
  • 4 in Cumberland
  • 21 in Essex
  • 0 in Gloucester
  • 15 in Hudson
  • 0 in Hunterdon
  • 7 in Mercer
  • 4 in Middlesex
  • 4 in Monmouth
  • 1 in Morris
  • 1 in Ocean
  • 8 in Passaic
  • 0 in Salem
  • 2 in Somerset
  • 1 in Sussex
  • 5 in Union
  • 1 in Warren

*Some schools service more than one county

  • 17 schools are represented by NJEA.
    • Brunswick Charter School – Middlesex
    • Classical Academy Charter School of Clifton – Passaic
    • Community Charter School of Paterson – Passaic
    • Golden Door Charter School – Hudson
    • 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
    • Teaneck Community Charter School – Bergen
    • Sussex Community Charter – Sussex/Warren
    • Academy for Urban Leadership – Middlesex
    • Great Futures Charter High School for the Medical Sciences – Hudson

 

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