Important Announcements

  • We are sad to report that TECCS-NY in Brooklyn, NY will be closing. While the two schools share no staff, board members, or curriculum, we have worked with TECCS-NY on our ethics curriculum and have shared links with the TECCS Foundation. We wish the staff, students, and families well.
  • Join Us for the Staff vs. Parents Volleyball Game fundraiser on Saturday, March 7th 9am - 12:30pm. View the flyer for more information.
  • Learn more about your child can participate in the "How to Be an Upstander" contest
  • The last day of school will now be Friday, June 19th. Please see the links below for a revised school calendar.
  • View the TECCS Board meeting schedule.
  • Lottery results for 2015-16 are available here.

 

TECCS Community Health Fair

Join Us for the 2nd Annual TECCS Health Fair!

 

Date: Saturday, April 25th
Time: 12pm - 4pm
Place: 95 Broadway, Jersey City
Come join us for free medical screenings, informational workshops and more. 

Learn more about the Health Fair or contact Ms. Mendoza for more information.

 

Admissions

 

  • Applications for Admission for the 2015-16 school year were due January 8th, 2015. Applications received after the deadline will be placed on the waiting list. To apply, please download an application for admission
  • The Admissions lottery took place January 15th at 7pm. You do not need to attend the lottery in order for your child to be eligible for admission. Results of the lottery are available here.
  • Tours available every Friday at 9:30am by appointment. Please send an email to info@teccsjc.org or call (201)984-4151 to schedule a visit.
  • For more information, or to download the spanish version of our application, please visit our Admissions page.

A Peek At Our School

 

 

 

TECCS owes its educational philosophy to Socrates, Horace Mann, Clara Barton, Amos Gager Throop, and Felix Adler.  Schools founded by or named after some of these great thinkers have evolved into renowned institutions of learning.  Although the Ethical Community Charter Schools have been inspired by them, they are independent, publicly chartered schools and have no affiliation with any other institution.

 

Why TECCS? What is so important about our educational process?

 

TECCS is a school where teachers lead and collaborate with students in a culture of rigorous academics and mutual respect; where analytical thinking and creativity are prized over learning by repetition; where children become individuals of integrity, insight, autonomy - and socially productive citizens, workers, leaders.

TECCS is an ideal school for children of families that embrace the ideals of ethics, service, and social justice together with a demanding, well-rounded education of academic studies and the arts. The greater the participation of the parents, the greater the potential for the success of their children.

TECCS opened in the Mt. Carmel School, in September 2009, with three Kindergarten classes and three 1st-grade classes. Applications for admission for the 2012-13 school year are expected to be far greater than available places, therefore acceptance will be decided by lottery. Early applications are advised. Please go to Admissions for more details.

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