This summer, 94.5 PST is partnering with our friends at Center For Family Services to help children across our area get set for a year of learning.

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Every child deserves the chance to advance in all areas of learning, and your gift to Project Backpack will help a child reach their potential.

To Donate a Backpack In Person

On Friday, August 25 meet Gianna from 94.5 PST’s Chris and the Crew from 12 until 2 pm. She’ll be in the Windsor Green Shopping Center on Route 1 in Princeton. You can donate a backpack or pick one up there.

That's at 3495 Brunswick Pike U.S. 1, Princeton, NJ 08540.

Look for 94.5 PST outside of the Dogs & Cats Rule store. Just for donating, you can get a family pack of passes to Sesame Place when you donate a backpack, while supplies last.

To Donate Online

Your gift of $10, $20, $50 or more will help support the basic back-to-school needs for a child who has experienced overwhelming life circumstances.

When you make a monetary donation online you’re providing the flexibility to ensure each child receives the exact items and supplies they need based on their age and grade such as brand new, sturdy, unfilled backpacks and duffle bags, access to Chromebooks and tablets, enrichment activities, and clothing necessities.

Join 94.5 PST to make a big impact in the life of a child heading back to school. Visit Center For Family Services today to make your donation or to learn more. With your Project Backpack donation, you will improve the chances for success for a child and make your community stronger.

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Your monetary gift
is the best, most effective way to support a child who needs your help. Plus, your monetary gift will give each child the chance to select their own backpack or duffle in a favorite color and have access to the personalized necessities they need to thrive. With your gift, you can make sure a child is prepared for a year of learning.

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash
Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

Your gift of $10 will create a path to healing through art therapy. Your gift will provide art supplies, giving a child the chance to heal through art therapy.

Your gift of $20 will provide a brand new backpack for duffle bag to a child or teen who is returning to the classroom.

Photo by note thanun on Unsplash
Photo by note thanun on Unsplash

Your gift of $50 will give a child a chance to experience joy through activities that broaden horizons and expand learning opportunities, which is critically important for kids who have experienced trauma in their past.

Your gift of $100+ will improve the chances for educational success for a child living in a group home who is without the support of family. Your gift will increase computer access, providing children with the tools to build a foundation for a strong future, through continued learning and access to technology.

New Jersey high school graduation rates

The lists below show 4-year graduation rates for New Jersey public schools for the 2020-21 school year. The statewide graduation rate fell slightly, from 91% in 2019-20 to 90.6%.

The lists, which are sorted by county and include a separate list for charter schools, also include a second graduation rate, which excludes students whose special education IEPs allow them to qualify for diplomas despite not meeting typical coursework and attendance requirements.

Columns with an asterisk or 'N' indicate there was no data or it was suppressed to protect student privacy.

Average SAT scores for all NJ high schools, 2020-21

Average SAT scores for the 2020-2021 school year are listed by county, from highest to lowest. Data includes the combined score, as well as the average scores on the math and reading/writing sections.

Participation rates show the share of 12th graders in the Class of 2021 who took the SAT in 2020-21 or in prior years.

High schools aren't listed if there is no data or the number of students participating was low enough that average scores were not publicly reported to protect student privacy.

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