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For the 2021 school year, there are 12 public schools in Atlantic City, NJ, serving 7,016 students. Atlantic City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Atlantic City, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Atlantic City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Atlantic City, NJ are Richmond Avenue School, Sovereign Avenue School and Chelsea Heights School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Top Atlantic City, NJ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Richmond Avenue School Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4115 Ventnor Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7250

    Grades: PK-8 | 715 students
  • Sovereign Avenue School Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3205 Arctic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7260

    Grades: PK-8 | 736 students
  • Chelsea Heights School Math: 28% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4101 Filbert Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7272

    Grades: PK-8 | 367 students
  • Brighton Avenue School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 N. Brighton Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-3150

    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
  • Texas Avenue School Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2523 Arctic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7350

    Grades: K-8 | 560 students
  • Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1700 Marmora Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7380

    Grades: PK-8 | 599 students
  • Atlantic City High School Math: 11% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 N Albany Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,882 student
  • Pennsylvania Ave School Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7290

    Grades: PK-8 | 559 students
  • New York Avenue School Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    411 N New York Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7280

    Grades: PK-8 | 605 students
  • Uptown School Complex Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    323 Madison Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 344-8809

    Grades: PK-8 | 572 students
  • Atlantic Regional School Alternative School
    2562 Tilton Rd
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 645-6748

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Venice Park School
    1601 N Penrose Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7270

    Grades: PK | 75 students
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