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Recent News

Jersey City's 29th Annual MLK Oratory Contest was held yesterday at City Hall. Two of our grade five students worked hard to compete in the competition. Read on to meet some of the students who have made great efforts to honor Dr. King's memory with speeches that live on forever...


Mission Statement

Jotham W. Wakeman School Mission Statement
It is our Mission and Mandate to adhere to our Core Beliefs:  Our main purpose is to improve student achievement.  Effective instruction is our key to improving student achievement.  Effective instruction is delivered all day, every day.  Always have high expectations for ourselves and our students.

About Us

  • 70% of students meet or exceed expectations of NJSLA
  • Chess lessons during the school day from a chess master
  • Outperformed the state in ELA and Math on NJSLA on all grade levels
  • Tara Ruiz
    Teacher of the Year 2022
  • Patricia Ortega
    Educational Services Professional of the Year 2022