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The Cougar Chronicle: March Edition

Please check out the latest edition of The Cougar Chronicle by clicking 'Read Full Story'. It is also located under the 'About Us' tab on the main page. Enjoy!

Youth Art Month Virtual Exhibitions (March 2021)

Youth Art Month is nationally recognized as a celebratory month-long opportunity for our talented young artists to shine and exhibit their works throughout the community at large. Our district continues this time-honored tradition in hosting local exhibits in the schools’ neighborhoods, as well as, district wide exhibitions. Please click 'Full Story' to enjoy some of the work from the amazing talents of our students at McNair Academic High School.


Mission Statement

The mission of the McNair Academic Community is to provide a challenging college preparatory curriculum that maximizes intellectual excellence, personal development, and civic responsibility within an ethnically and racially diverse environment.

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  • #1 Ranked in New Jersey (2018)
  • award2018 National Blue Ribbon School
  • getinvolved#4 most diverse public high school in NJ
  • 1st Jersey City Public School offering Varsity Fencing