Hoboken Public Schools

The Hoboken Public School District serves more than 2,000 preschool, K-12, and special-needs students across Brandt Primary School, Calabro Elementary School, Wallace Elementary School, Hoboken Middle School and Hoboken High School. The district is committed to educational excellence and equity for all students.

To meet the needs of a diverse and growing school community, Hoboken Public Schools offer a wide range of curricula and specialized programs. For full information, visit the district web site, hoboken.k12.nj.us.

Some highlights:

  • High-Performing District designation: Recognition from the New Jersey Department of Education that the district is high-performing in each of the five areas reviewed in the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC): instruction and program; fiscal management; governance; operations; and personnel

  • Project Lead The Way: an award-winning K-12 STEM curriculum that emphasizes hand-on activities; all of our elementary schools have received the “National Schools of Distinction” award for this program

  • Passport to Learning: a comprehensive K-8 after-school enrichment program with science, math, art, culture and sports offerings

  • Gifted & Talented: revamped to include both the Thrively digital platform for growth-mindset learning and John Hopkins academics

  • Middle School Living Classroom: a research lab designed in collaboration with Stevens Institute of Technology to study life in the Hudson River

  • University partnerships: including Hoboken High’s Pre-Medical Honors Program at Rutgers; NJ Institute of Technology/Hoboken High dual credit classes; and Stevens’ Ducklings Program for 6th graders and ACES high school program to promote equitable STEM opportunities

  • Award-winning High School Drama Club and the popular K-12 district-wide spring musical

  • Redwing Athletics, top-level team sports and one of New Jersey’s most successful athletic programs

  • 95% of high school students receive college acceptances with robust scholarship opportunities: the Class of 2018 earned more than $13 million in college scholarships.

  • Member of the New Jersey Consortia for Excellence through Equity: a collective effort among several NJ school districts and the Penn Center for Educational Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania to promote inclusion and meaningful education change for all students