We believe in boys.

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

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A nurturing, challenging middle school for boys

of GJA students are people of color
students graduate high school and 95% graduate college
receive financial aid

“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.”

8th Grade Student

A selection of schools our students are proud to attend

Bronx High School of Science
Kent School
Milton Academy
Phillips Academy Andover
Regis High School
Riverdale Country Day School
St. Andrew’s School
St. Paul’s School
Stuyvesant High School
Packer Collegiate Institute
United Nations International School
Xavier High School