Top 10 Best Atlantic City Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 6,493 students in Atlantic City, NJ. Atlantic City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Atlantic City, NJ are Richmond Avenue School, Chelsea Heights School and Sovereign Avenue School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Atlantic City, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Atlantic City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Atlantic City, NJ Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richmond Avenue School
Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4115 Ventnor Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7250
Grades: PK-8
| 615 students
Rank: #22.
Chelsea Heights School
Math: 32% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4101 Filbert Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7272
Grades: PK-8
| 332 students
Rank: #33.
Sovereign Avenue School
Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
111 N. Sovereign Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7260
Grades: PK-8
| 696 students
Rank: #44.
Brighton Avenue School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
30 N. Brighton Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #55.
Texas Avenue School
Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2523 Arctic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7350
Grades: K-8
| 499 students
Rank: #66.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex
Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1700 Marmora Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7380
Grades: PK-8
| 543 students
Rank: #77.
Atlantic City High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 N Albany Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,771 students
Rank: #88.
Pennsylvania Ave School
Math: 11% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7290
Grades: PK-8
| 549 students
Rank: #99.
New York Avenue School
Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
411 N New York Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7280
Grades: PK-8
| 558 students
Rank: #1010.
Uptown School Complex
Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
323 Madison Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 344-8809
Grades: PK-8
| 536 students
Rank: n/an/a
Atlantic Regional School
Alternative School
2562 Tilton Rd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 645-6748
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students
Rank: n/an/a
Venice Park School
1601 N Penrose Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7270
Grades: PK
| 36 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City, New Jersey Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Ace Reentry (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
26 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 344-6905
Grades: 6-12
| 1 students
314 North Pennsylvania Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 344-5851
Grades: 9-12
| 5 students
300 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 340-8823
Grades: 4-8
| 78 students
1750 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 348-3485
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students
29 N. Ohio Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7360
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
360 N South Carolina Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 839-5538
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

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