Top 10 Most Improved Public Elementary Schools in New Jersey (2024)

The most improved public elementary schools in New Jersey are Hubbard Middle School, Cedarbrook Elementary School and Frederic W.
Cook Elementary School. A school's improvement is based on a its total rise in ranking spots during the last five years (2019-24).
Improved Rank Range: 485 1,485 Avg. Improved Rank: 648

Most Improved Public Elementary Schools in New Jersey (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Ranking Change (2019-24)
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Hubbard Middle School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1485
(from 2,112 to 627)
Grades: 6-8
661 W Eighth St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4320
Rank: #22.
Cedarbrook Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1391
(from 2,029 to 638)
Grades: K-8
1049 Central Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4280
Rank: #33.
Frederic W. Cook Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1241
(from 1,868 to 627)
Grades: K-5
739 Leland Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4215
Rank: #44.
Emerson Community School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1173
(from 1,800 to 627)
Grades: K-5
305 Emerson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4205
Rank: #55.
Ocean Township Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +783
(from 1,637 to 854)
Grades: PK-4
555 Dow Avenue
Oakhurst, NJ 07755
(732) 531-5690
Rank: #66.
Beach Haven School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +739
(from 1,284 to 545)
Grades: PK-6
8th Street & Beach Avenue
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-7411
Rank: #77.
Unity Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +670
(from 916 to 246)
Grades: K-8
1 Evergreen Place, Suite A
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 292-1808
Rank: #88.
Milford Public School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +646
(from 1,273 to 627)
Grades: PK-5
7 Hillside Avenue
Milford, NJ 08848
(908) 995-4349
Rank: #99.
Crest Memorial School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +631
(from 1,526 to 895)
Grades: PK-8
9100 Pacific Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
(609) 522-1522
Rank: #1010.
High Bridge Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +621
(from 1,143 to 522)
Grades: 5-8
50 Thomas St
High Bridge, NJ 08829
(908) 638-4101
Rank: #1111.
Iselin Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +591
(from 987 to 396)
Grades: 6-8
900 Woodruff Street
Iselin, NJ 08830
(732) 602-8450
Rank: #1212.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +586
(from 1,416 to 830)
Grades: PK-3
37 Keller Avenue
Rockaway, NJ 07866
(973) 625-8602
Rank: #1313.
Ventnor Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +567
(from 1,680 to 1,113)
Grades: PK-4
400 N Lafayette Avenue
Ventnor City, NJ 08406
(609) 487-7900
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Lebanon Borough School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +558
(from 883 to 325)
Grades: PK-6
6 Maple St
Lebanon, NJ 08833
(908) 236-2448
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
West Cape May Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +558
(from 883 to 325)
Grades: PK-6
301 Moore Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-4614
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
New Egypt Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +558
(from 1,125 to 567)
Grades: 6-8
115 Evergreen Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533
(609) 758-6800
Rank: #1717.
Northfield Community Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +554
(from 1,162 to 608)
Grades: 5-8
2000 New Road
Northfield, NJ 08225
(609) 407-4008
Rank: #1818.
Hoboken Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +550
(from 1,657 to 1,107)
Grades: 6-8
158 Fourth Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 356-3701
Rank: #1919.
J Harold Van Zant
(Math: 35% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +543
(from 1,329 to 786)
Grades: K-5
270 Conestoga Drive
Marlton, NJ 08053
(856) 988-0687
Rank: #2020.
Raymond W. Kershaw School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +541
(from 1,526 to 985)
Grades: PK-8
125 South Black Horse Pike
Mount Ephraim, NJ 08059
(856) 931-1634
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Strawbridge Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +531
(from 1,125 to 594)
Grades: K-5
307 Strawbridge Avenue
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 869-7735
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
South Amboy Middle/high School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +531
(from 1,826 to 1,295)
Grades: 6-12
200 Governor Harold G Hoffman
South Amboy, NJ 08879
(732) 316-7669
Rank: #2323.
Mannington Township Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +528
(from 949 to 421)
Grades: PK-8
495 Route 45
Salem, NJ 08079
(856) 935-1078
Rank: #2424.
Hopewell Crest
(Math: 21% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +524
(from 1,822 to 1,298)
Grades: PK-8
122 Sewall Road
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 451-9203
Rank: #2525.
Bordentown Regional Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +521
(from 1,292 to 771)
Grades: 6-8
50 Dunns Mill Road
Bordentown, NJ 08505
(609) 298-0674
Rank: #2626.
Stonebridge Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +519
(from 824 to 305)
Grades: 5-8
1252 Yardville-allentown Road
Allentown, NJ 08501
(609) 259-7292
Rank: #2727.
William G. Rohrer Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +518
(from 1,031 to 513)
Grades: 6-8
101 Macarthur Boulevard
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 869-7770
Rank: #2828.
Wallace Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +516
(from 1,225 to 709)
Grades: PK-5
1100 Willow Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 356-3651
Rank: #2929.
Marlton Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +513
(from 1,228 to 715)
Grades: K-5
190 Tomlinson Mill Road
Marlton, NJ 08053
(856) 988-9811
Rank: #3030.
Orchard Valley Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +511
(from 1,691 to 1,180)
Grades: 6-8
238 Pitman Downer Rd
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 582-5353
Rank: #3131.
Delran Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +501
(from 1,396 to 895)
Grades: 6-8
905 Chester Avenue
Riverside, NJ 08075
(856) 461-8822
Rank: #3232.
Theodore Roosevelt School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +500
(from 1,510 to 1,010)
Grades: 3-6
1 Louisa Place, T. Roosevelt S
Weehawken, NJ 07086
(201) 422-6140
Rank: #3333.
Chesterfield Township Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +497
(from 802 to 305)
Grades: PK-6
30 Saddle Way
Chesterfield, NJ 08515
(609) 298-6900
Rank: #3434.
Union Township Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Rank Change: +494
(from 574 to 80)
Grades: PK-4
149 Perryville Road
Hampton, NJ 08827
(908) 735-5511
Rank: #3535.
Raymond E. Voorhees Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +485
(from 1,125 to 640)
Grades: K-5
11 Liberty Street
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
(732) 360-4544
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