Infinity Institute


Infinity Institute


Infinity Institute is a public middle school / high school located in the Greenville section of Jersey City, in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in sixth through twelfth grades as part of the Jersey City Public Schools. The school was established in September 2010 under the Jersey City Board of Education.

As of the 2017-18 school year, the school had an enrollment of 257 students and 28.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.2:1. There were 146 students (56.8% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 28 (10.9% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.

History

The school opened in September 2010, offering a magnet college preparatory program with admission based on an admission exam. The school is located in a building that has been leased from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark and that had been the previous home of the Create Charter High School, which lost its charter after the 2009-10 school year.

Awards, recognition and rankings

Infinity Institute was ranked 46th within New Jersey according to US News, with a College Readiness score of 35.5/100.0. The AP® participation rate at Infinity Institute is 68 percent, and the total minority enrollment was 80 percent.

In 2018, Infinity Institute was ranked #1595 in the National Rankings and earned a silver medal. In Niche, Infinity was ranked #90 in the Niche Standout High Schools in America and #2 in the Niche Standout High Schools in New Jersey and Hudson County, along with an overall grade of an A minus. About 96% of the students are proficient in reading, and 82% are proficient in mathematics. SchoolDigger ranks Infinity Institute 9th of 712 New Jersey public middle schools, and 17th of 712 New Jersey public high schools.

The school was honored by the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program in 2019, one of nine schools in the state recognized as Exemplary High Performing Schools.

Academics

From grades 6-12, some of Infinity Institute's academic programs taught are:

  • Mathematics (Grades 6-8) SS Public School Rajasthan Bhilwara
  • Algebra I and II (Grades 9 and 11)
  • Geometry (Grade 10) Colony SS Public School Bhilwara Rajasthan Sanjay Colony
  • Precalculus (Grade 12)
  • English Language Arts (Grades 6-12)
  • Science (Grades 6-12)
  • Social Studies/Health (Grades 6-12)
  • Spanish (Grades 6-12)
  • Biology (Grades 9-12)

For grades 9-12, Honors and AP classes are also included.

Specials

Some specials are also used during period time, such as:

  • Physical Education (Gym)
  • World Language Classes (Spanish and/or Mandarin)
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Technology

School uniforms

According to the JCBOE, male students in Infinity must wear a long or short-sleeve black or white uniform with the mascot; along with khakis or black pants. For girls, they wear the same uniform as the boys do, but they have a choice of pants or skirts. Both also must wear a black or white sweater during cooler months.

YMCA

YMCA was introduced during the 2010-11 school year for Infinity Institute. Like the C.A.S.P.E.R. program, YMCA is an after-school program starting from 3:00-6:00 PM from Monday through Friday. YMCA of Infinity Institute is the most populated after-school program. YMCA is known for its activities, athletics, etc. YMCA also provides school lunch and/or dinner for the students.

References

External links

  • Infinity Institute
  • Jersey City Public Schools
  • Jersey City Public Schools's 2015–16 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
  • School Data for the Jersey City Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics

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