Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School

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Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School is a K-8 school located in Jersey City, NJ, and we believe in the importance of building a positive school culture for students and staff.

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  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • NJ - North

What makes us unique
We leverage the "7 Gears to Success " to nurture college and career ready students in every grade. The gears are: Music and Arts, Mentoring, Parent University, STEM, After School Program, Health and Wellness, and Social and Emotional Character Ed.
Ideal candidate fit
In the educational excellence and character development of all students in grades K through 8, cultivating both learning and empathy through your instructional method.
If you believe in the stable, rigorous, unbroken continuum of classical academic instruction and formal character education, resulting in the highest levels of student achievement, ethical behavior, and cultural literacy.

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