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Ihopje, Home Buyer in Fort Lee, NJ

I am most interested to know about the quality of the schools in teaneck as i have 6 yrs old who just started to go to school

Asked by Ihopje, Fort Lee, NJ Mon Jul 16, 2012

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They have a fantastic Charter School in Teaneck that I'm familiar with. I'm an advocate for Charter Schools and their emphasis on education. I'm also the a Board member at the Englewood Palisades Charter School in adjacent Englewood, NJ. Here's a link for you regarding charter schools. http://goo.gl/Ap9YB2
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If you are buying in New Jersey contact Clifton Savings Bank, they do NOT have a minimum credit score. They put more weight on your income & job. Also they keep ALL the Loans.

For more info call Francisco Mayol, Mortgage Originator, 1-917-547-9298, NMLS #780734
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Aug 23, 2013
I work with a lot of people who have less than perfect credit. I tell all my clients that need a pre approval to visit The Lenders Network, I have seen loan approvals from them even with scores under a 620 for FHA and even VA loans. So if anyone can get your loan approved they can!!

Good luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jul 20, 2013
Charter school in Teaneck is fantastic. Grades go from Kindergarden thru 8th grade. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Nov 17, 2012
The school system in Teaneck sucks... bad horrible results.......
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Nov 17, 2012
Ihopje,

I live in Teaneck, and my two boys attend Thomas Jefferson Middle School. One is highly gifted, and the other has special needs. They have attended school in a total of 3 towns since starting school. Teaneck is absolutely superior to their prior experiences, and both of their needs are being satisfied fully here.

If you are considering moving here, check out Russo Real Estate. Robert and his family are a town institution. (of course consider me for your home financing too!!!)

Best of luck!

Liz
http://www.lizsantos.rhfunding.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Oct 17, 2012
For school information see links below...
http://www.greatschools.org/
http://www.schooldigger.com/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jul 17, 2012
Teaneck schools, and all public schools in New Jersey, are scored on a variety of indices called the School Report Card. You can view it here - http://education.state.nj.us/rc/
Good luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jul 17, 2012
HI there, I am a longtime Teaneck realtor, and also a Teaneck resident of 29 years who has both educated four children in the public school system as well as served on the Teaneck Board of Education for 12 years. I can state unequivocally that Teaneck has a fine school system with many opportunities for children of all learning styles, terrific elementary and middle schools, the resources in classroom computers and learning materials, a top-quality staff many of whom have masters degrees and years of teaching experience, renovated school buildings and classrooms, an excellent college-prep high school curriculum and a strong record of sending 84%-92% of high school graduates onto further education. Do all the graduates go on to 4-year colleges? No, but their choices are dependent on factors such as achievement, family support, socio-economic backgrounds, and carer direction. I celebrate the 20% of our graduates that go on to community colleges or trade schools or the military each year just as strongly as I celebrate the rest who head to many four-year colleges around the country.

Mr. Waller is right, there is also a fine Charter School in the community, as well as some private and parochial options in the area. I however am a strong believer in public education, and my children are among the proud products of the Teaneck Public Schools. Don't judge public schools solely on internet data or test scores, but do more substantive investigation by visiting Teaneck schools themselves and asking for names of public school parents to call. Check out http://www.teaneckschools.org, and come visit the Board of Education at 1 Merrison Street to get more information.
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Hi,

I recommend going to a website that is able to rank schools. You can try greatschools.org. I also would be happy to help you in your search for a new home.

Regards,
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jul 16, 2012
They have a great Charter School in Teaneck. It caters k-8. I'm a huge fan of Charter Schools because of their curriculum. Any questions, please feel free to contact me.
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