Jersey City Public Schools: Funding Series

School Funding, Property Tax, & Community

A CivicParent Fiscal Literacy Series

101: The Big Picture

Jersey City's Public Schools Funding Crisis, Demystified

201: School Tax Basics

School tax in context of local property tax & your annual tax bill

301: State Aid Basics

How state aid has helped, & distorted, Jersey City's fiscal landscape

401: One City, Three Government Bodies

Understanding City, County, & School Board Spending Priorities (& Trade-Offs)

501: #OpenData

Sharing public datasets, data dictionaries, & analytical insights used in this series