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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 83 public schools in Atlantic County, NJ, serving 44,708 students.
  • Atlantic County, NJ public school have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Atlantic County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Atlantic County, NJ are Eugene A. Tighe Middle School, William H. Ross Iii School and Port Republic Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Top Atlantic County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Absegami High School Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    201 S Wrangleboro Road
    Absecon, NJ 08205
    (609)652-1372

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,230 student
  • Alder Avenue Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    25 Alder Avenue
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
    (609)383-3366

    Grades: 6-8 | 838 students
  • Arthur Rann Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    515 S Eighth Ave
    Absecon, NJ 08205
    (609)748-1250

    Grades: K-6 | 648 students
  • Atlantic City High School Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1400 N Albany Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,882 student
  • Atlantic Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    112 South New York Rd
    Absecon, NJ 08205
    (609)428-4300

    Grades: K-7 | 384 students
  • Atlantic County Alternative High School Alternative School
    4805 Nawakwa Blvd
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
    (609)625-2249

    Grades: 9-12 | 56 students
  • Atlantic County Elementary And Middle Schools Special Education School
    4805 Nawakwa Boulevard
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
    (609)909-9147

    Grades: PK-8 | 197 students
  • Atlantic County High School Special Education School
    4805 Nawakwa Boulevard
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
    (609)625-5663

    Grades: 9-12 | 149 students
  • Atlantic County Institute Of Technology Vocational School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5080 Atlantic Avenue
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
    (609)625-2249

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,554 student
  • Atlantic County Juv Det Center Alternative School
    800 Buffalo Avenue
    Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
    (609)965-3583

    Grades: 9-12 | 12 students
  • Atlantic Regional School Alternative School
    2562 Tilton Rd
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)645-6748

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Atlantic Transitional Education Center Alternative School
    2562 Tilton Road
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
    (609)645-6748

    Grades: 9-12 | 35 students
  • Belhaven Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    51 Belhaven Avenue
    Linwood, NJ 08221
    (609)926-6700

    Grades: 5-8 | 397 students
  • Brigantine Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 E Evans Boulevard
    Brigantine, NJ 08203
    (609)264-9501

    Grades: PK-4 | 329 students
  • Brigantine North Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 E Evans Boulevard
    Brigantine, NJ 08203
    (609)266-3603

    Grades: 5-8 | 254 students
  • Brighton Avenue School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    30 N. Brighton Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-3150

    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
  • Buena Regional High School Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    125 Weymouth Road
    Buena, NJ 08310
    (856)697-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 569 students
  • Buena Regional Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    175 Weymouth Rd
    Buena, NJ 08310
    (856)697-0100

    Grades: 6-8 | 421 students
  • Cedar Creek High School Math: 19% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1701 New York Ave.
    Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
    (609)593-3560

    Grades: 9-12 | 893 students
  • Charles L. Spragg School Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    601 Buffalo Ave
    Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
    (609)965-1034

    Grades: PK-3 | 274 students
  • Chartertech High School For The Performing Arts Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    413 New Road
    Somers Point, NJ 08244
    (609)926-7694

    Grades: 9-12 | 359 students
  • Chelsea Heights School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4101 Filbert Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-7272

    Grades: PK-8 | 367 students
  • Clayton J. Davenport Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2499 Spruce Avenue
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
    (609)645-3550

    Grades: PK-3 | 772 students
  • Collings Lakes Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    620 Cains Mill Rd & Lake Geor
    Williamstown, NJ 08094
    (856)885-4994

    Grades: K-2 | 133 students
  • Dawes Avenue Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    22 W. Dawes Avenue
    Somers Point, NJ 08244
    (609)653-1027

    Grades: K-6 | 338 students
  • Decatur Avenue Early Childhood Center
    115 West Decatur Ave
    Pleasantville, NJ 08232
    (609)383-6800

    Grades: PK | 73 students
  • Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1700 Marmora Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-7380

    Grades: PK-8 | 599 students
  • Dr. J.p. Cleary Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1501 Central Ave
    Minotola, NJ 08341
    (856)697-8080

    Grades: 3-5 | 326 students
  • Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2 Alder Avenue
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
    (609)407-2500

    Grades: 4-5 | 1,124 student
  • E. H. Slaybaugh Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11 Swift Avenue
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
    (609)927-8222

    Grades: PK-3 | 877 students
  • Egg Harbor City Community School Math: 13% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    730 Havana Avenue
    Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
    (609)965-1034

    Grades: 4-8 | 261 students
  • Egg Harbor Township High School Math: 26% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    24 High School Drive
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
    (609)653-0100

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,367 students
  • Emma C Attales Math: 33% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 Irelan Avenue
    Absecon, NJ 08201
    (609)641-5375

    Grades: 5-8 | 381 students
  • Estell Manor Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    128 Cape May Avenue
    Estell Manor, NJ 08319
    (609)476-2267

    Grades: K-8 | 184 students
  • Eugene A. Tighe Middle School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    7804 Amherst Avenue
    Margate City, NJ 08402
    (609)822-2353

    Grades: 5-8 | 175 students
  • Show 48 more public schools in Atlantic County, NJ (out of 83 total schools)
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