New Jersey Japanese School
The New Jersey Japanese School (ニュージャージー日本人学校 Nyūjājī Nihonjin Gakkō, NJJS) is a private school, Japanese school located in Oakland, New Jersey, United States in the New York City metropolitan area. It is one of the two Japanese day schools operated by the Japanese Educational Institute of New York (JEI; ニューヨーク日本人教育審議会 Nyūyōku Nihonjin Kyōiku Shingi Kai), a nonprofit organization which also operates two Japanese weekend school systems in the New York City area.
|The New Jersey Japanese School|
117 Franklin Ave, Oakland, NJ 07436
|Type||Primary & middle school|
The school's students are Japanese expatriates. It has 53[when?] students in grades 1-9 with a student-teacher ratio of 4 to 1. The goal of the school is to prepare them for the Japanese educational system when the students eventually return to Japan. It occupies space rented from the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. As of 2009[update] it had 90 students.
The Japanese School of New York established a branch campus in New Jersey on April 1, 1992, with grades one through four. On April 1, 1999, the branch campus became its own school, The New Jersey Japanese School.
- "アクセス・マップ" ("Access Map") Map. The New Jersey Japanese School. Retrieved on January 9, 2012. "117 Franklin Ave, Oakland, NJ 07436"
- "学校案内" (Archive). Japanese Educational Institute of New York (ニューヨーク日本人教育審議会). Retrieved on April 15, 2015. The names of the weekend schools as stated on the pages should be "The Japanese Weekend School of New York" and "The Japanese Weekend School of New Jersey" - note that the Japanese names between the day and weekend schools are different.
- Devencentis, Philip, Christina Hernandez, Chris Nesi, and Marsha Stoltz. "Celebrating Thanksgiving in many languages." Waldwick Suburban News. Wednesday November 25, 2009. 2 (Archive of page 1 and Archive of page 2). Retrieved on January 9, 2012.
- "本校の歩み." The Japanese School of New York. Retrieved on January 10, 2012. "１９９２． ４． １ New Jersey分校開校。１年～４年 各１学級設置。" and "１９９９． ４． １ New Jersey分校独立。"