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About This School

Veterans Memorial School is a public elementary school in Union City. The principal of Veterans Memorial School is Ms Lois Corrigan. 474 students attend Veterans Memorial School and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 41% of the Veterans Memorial School students are "limited in English proficiency." 93% of the 474 students here have subsidized lunches. Class size at Veterans Memorial School is 17, and the ratio of students to teachers is 10:1. Miftaahul Uloom School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 96% 96%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1.0%
Asian 1% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.6% 1.0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% 0.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 93%
Limited English proficiency 41% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    This school is great. The principal is energetic and positive. The teachers are very helpful and encouraging. The school is clean and organized. I wish it be up until 8th grade!!

  • (11 months ago)

    I love this school... there's very supportive teachers and a great PTO that's trying very hard to get kids parents and teachers involved. Ms. Tamargo is a great principal. She makes time to meet with you even if she has a full plate for the day. Kids are wonderful.. I help out in the school and everyone makes you feel like you belong. There's a great school spirit in the school and they should all be proud to belong to Veteran's Memorial Elementary School.

  • (2 years ago)

    I love this school. The teachers are young hip and teach with fun. The school is bright beautiful and clean. The best school in Union City NJ!

  • (5 years ago)

    Veterans' Memorial is the kind of caring nurturing environment every parent hopes their child will find within their community. Under the guidance of Ms. Lois Corrigan and her administrative team a well-trained innovative faulty encourage students to stretch their imaginations to reach new academic heights. With an impressive history of top district ASK scores Veterans' is a school you definitely want to check out for your child!

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is assome for my child.My child loves this school because the principal teachers and staff are very nice.Every day when my child gets back from school I ask her how was your day and she always tells me that she had a spectacular day.I have had my child in this school since first grade and she just loves this school.The principal just loves children and she wants to make learning fun for them.For exsample the principal said if everybody dose good on their reading test she will wear he P.J.to school.Put your child in this school and see how much fun your child will have.

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