Gladys Cannon Nunery School, PS #29 Home

Mission Statement

Gladys Cannon Nunery School exists to provide an inclusive, nurturing learning community that is safe, supportive, resourceful, and student-centered.  We are committed to preparing our students,academically and socially, to be college and career ready.

About Us

  • The Gladys Cannon Nunery School is one of the oldest in Jersey City. Its cornerstone is dated 1901.
  • The School was named Gladys Cannon Nunery after a former teacher at the school who dedicated her life and career to the students, staff and families at the school.
  • Gladys Cannon Nunery was one of eight founding educators of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. This sorority was established in 1923 to provide a sisterhood among teachers and promote the highest ideals of the teaching profession.