Friends of BelovED Community Charter School 2 Inc., Urbahn Architects and Hollister Construction Services announced the structural frame of the new $12.5 million middle school in Jersey City is now complete.

Upon completion, the 53,000-square-foot building will serve 1,080 students for grades 6-9. It is situated on a half-acre parcel of land located at 535 Grand St.

According to Urbahn Architects’ principal Marty Stein, “The new 53,000-square foot, four-story middle school will feature an open first floor with outdoor recreational facilities for students and a parking lot. 20 full-sized classrooms, four half-classrooms, a gymnasium, a multi-purpose room, and a large cafetorium will be located on higher floors. Upon opening in the second half of 2019, the new school will welcome its first 360 students.”



Photographer: Joe Kitchen