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Brotherhood that lasts a lifetime.

Our calling is to transform lives.

George Jackson Academy is New York City's only independent middle school for academically talented boys from families of all incomes. We challenge our boys’ minds, nurture their hearts, and empower them to be leaders and change-makers.

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See where GJA graduates attend high school and college.  


In this short film, you'll learn what sets GJA apart.


of students come from low-income families.


of students receive financial aid, with some paying as little as $500 per year.


of alumni graduate from high school.


of alumni graduate

from a four-year college.


of students are brothers for life.

"GJA gave me a great foundation of self. They taught me that I belong no matter what. In a room of 60 or 600 people, I belong."


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