Empowering Young Men
with a Life-Changing Education.

George Jackson Academy transforms the lives of academically-talented middle school boys whose opportunities are limited by societal and economic realities. We provide them with a school experience that is academically rigorous, and socially, emotionally and spiritually nurturing.

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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
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“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