BelovED Community Charter School Acquires Development Site in New Jersey
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — BelovED Community Charter School has acquired a half-acre parcel of land located at 535 Grand St. in Jersey City. Friends of the BelovED Charter School, a non-profit organization to support the development of the school and other charter schools, will develop a 40,000-square-foot middle school on the site. The non-profit is expected to obtain a mortgage and construction financing of $12 million from New Jersey Community Capital for the project. Designed by Urbahn Architects, the four-story school will serve 240 students in grades six to nine and feature 15 classrooms, four half classrooms, two science rooms, two art rooms, a music room, a cafetorium with warming kitchen, a gymnasium with a mezzanine, a media center/library, administrative offices and a large sub-dividable multipurpose room, as well as a 31-car parking lot and an outdoor assembly/recreation space.