Thank you for celebrating GJA Scholars on May 20th

Thank you to those who joined in our Scholars Celebration on May 20th, honoring several studens and Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  Missed it or want to celebrate again? Just click:

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George Jackson Academy transforms the lives of bright NYC middle school boys with its challenging academics and supportive community, launching them toward bright futures. Founded in 2003 and serving 100 boys in grades six through eight, GJA  educates academically talented boys from underserved neighborhoods and counters ongoing forces that too often lead promising young men to disengage from school.

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GJA by the Numbers


of GJA families fall below the NYC low-income cut-off


Students Enrolled


Graduate from 4 Year Colleges 


Graduate from High School

Meet the Boys of GJA