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Hoboken, New Jersey
Charters County
Elysian Charter School
Elysian Charter School of Hoboken is a public school located in Hoboken, New Jersey with 290 students in grades KG-8.
Highlights
ECS is a project based learning school with opportunities for students to construct their own meaning through a series of workshop based lessons. Class size is purposefully small so that students rece
Our students have created a caring community where they support each other.
Awards

Elysian third and sixth grade students participated in the Morgan Book project and were recognized in several categories for their exceptional work.

Location
1460 Garden Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Contact
Principal: Ms. Susan Grierson
201-876-0102
susan.grierson@ecsnj.org
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Grades
KG-8
White 70%
Black 4%
Asian 9%
Hispanic 14%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 2%
School size
290
students
Female 45.2%
Male 54.8%
Economically disadvantaged students 9%
Students with disabilities 18%
English learners 3%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
32
Grade Percent of total students Students
Kindergarten 11%
32
1st Grade 11%
32
2nd Grade 11%
32
3rd Grade 11%
33
4th Grade 11%
32
5th Grade 11%
33
6th Grade 11%
32
7th Grade 11%
32
8th Grade 11%
32
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English & language arts proficiency
73%
of students

Math proficiency
68%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
0.3
Incidents per year
Violence 0
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 1
Total incidents 1
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
83%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 7%
1 to 5 days 38%
6 to 10 days 38%
11 to 15 days 13%
Over 15 days 4%
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English 91.7%
Hebrew 2.4%
Spanish 2.1%
Other 1.7%
Japanese 1.0%
French 1.0%
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Learn more about Elysian Charter School of Hoboken.

Mission

To build an active community of lifelong learners, provide a safe and nurturing environment, and educate each and every child to his or her fullest potential. All students will explore, understand, and analyze the human and natural environments that are significant to students at different stages of development.

Academics

Our approach to teaching reading and writing is based upon the Teachers' College Reading and Writing Project. K to 5 math is based upon the Bridges program, while in 6 to 8 we use Connected Math. Science is taught using a hands-on approach aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Sports

Basketball (Boys & Girls)

Programs

We offer a before school early drop off program as well as an after school program that runs until 6:00 p.m. The after school program consists of ouside play time, homework help and activities.

Parents

Elysian has an active PTSO that organizes events for children. There is also a Friends of Elysian group that fund raises to help with our expenses.

Facilities

Elysian is located in a building with up-to-date climate control. There is a dedicated art room, music room and gymnasium.

School safety

Elysian follows all rules and regulations mandated by the NJDOE. There are monthly safety drills. The director is a School Safety Specialist. The school is equipped with a state of the art alarm system and cameras on every floor.

Technology

Laptops are available for all grade 4 -8th grade students to use to integrate technology into learning. Classes are equipped with large screen monitors. STEM is integrated into all grades for science instruction.

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Elysian students are accepted by lottery. There are two classes per grade. There are over 500 applications for kindergarten yearly. Communication is weekly with a newsletter that goes to the entire school community.

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