Top New Jersey Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 32% of public school students in New Jersey are eligible for free lunch (2022).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in New Jersey is Albert C Wagner Correctional Facility with 100% of students eligible.

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in New Jersey (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Albert C Wagner Correctional Facility
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 12
Ward Avenue
Bordentown, NJ 08505
(609) 298-0500
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Bayonne Academy
Vocational School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
669 Avenue A
Secaucus, NJ 07094
(201) 662-6705
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Daniel F. Ryan Elementary School No. 19
Math: 19% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 1-8
320 Highland Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 779-4219
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Essex Rch
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 8-11
461 463 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 648-7078
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Essex Regional School
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: Inquire with school
395-97 No 5th Street
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 648-4333
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Etta Gero School No. 9
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
140 First St.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5509
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Green Rch
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 10
1311 Sloatsburg Road
Ringwood, NJ 07456
(973) 962-0646
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Johnstone Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 5-8
165 S Brewster Rd
Vineland, NJ 08361
(856) 794-6967
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Juvenile Female Secure Unit
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-11
W Burlington Street
Bordentown, NJ 08505
(609) 324-6350
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Northern State Prison
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 12
168 Frontage Road
Newark, NJ 07114
(973) 578-2034
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
350 Chambers Bridge Road
Brick, NJ 08723
(732) 286-5670
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Ocean Rch
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-12
1 Game Farm Road
Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 693-9282
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Passaic Academy For Science And Engineering
Math: 41% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-12
291 Lafayette Avenue
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5504
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No. 20
Math: 38% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 2-8
19 Henry Street
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5500
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Passaic High School No. 12
Math: 4% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
170 Paulison Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5600
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Passaic Preparatory Academy
Math: 20% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-12
252 Boulevard
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5504
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Passaic Regional School
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 4
160 Minnisink Rd
Totowa, NJ 07512
(973) 256-3337
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
School No. 5
Math: 18% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
168 Monroe St.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 591-6747
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Thomas A Edison Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
507 West St
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 348-5965
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Umdnj - Center
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 3-5
671 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 235-4542
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Uplift Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 10-12
150 Newton St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 424-4391
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Vineland Preparatory Academy
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-10
2000 Maple Ave
Vineland, NJ 08361
(856) 696-6624
Rank: #1 - 231. - 23.
Wanaque Regional School
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 10
1433 Ringwood Avenue
Haskell, NJ 07420
(973) 839-1909
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
Casimir Pulaski School No. 8
Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: PK-8
100 Fourth St.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5508
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
Lincoln Annex School
Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: 5-8
40 Van Dyke Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 745-5300
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
Mario Drago School No. 3
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: PK-8
155 Van Houten Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5503
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
Martin Luther King Jr. School No. 6
Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: PK-8
85 Hamilton Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5506
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: K-8
225 Madison Street
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5500
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
Theodore Roosevelt School No. 10
Math: 16% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: PK-8
151 Harrison St.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5510
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
Thomas Jefferson School No. 1
Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: K-8
390 Van Houten Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5501
Rank: #24 - 3124. - 31.
William B. Cruise Memorial School No. 11
Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 99%
Grades: K-8
390 Gregory Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 470-5511
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
New Brunswick Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 98%
Grades: 6-8
1125 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 745-5300
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Paul Robeson Community School For The Arts
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 98%
Grades: PK-8
199 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 745-5300
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 98%
Grades: K-5
83 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 745-5300
Rank: #35 - 3835. - 38.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 97%
Grades: K-4
66 Bartlett Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 745-5300
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