Top 10 Best Atlantic County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 78 public schools serving 42,495 students in Atlantic County, NJ. Atlantic County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Atlantic County, NJ are Eugene A. Tighe Middle School, William H. Ross Iii School and Belhaven Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Atlantic County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Atlantic County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Atlantic County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Eugene A. Tighe Middle School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7804 Amherst Avenue
Margate City, NJ 08402
(609) 822-2353
Grades: 5-8
| 184 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
William H. Ross Iii School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
101 N Haverford Avenue
Margate City, NJ 08402
(609) 822-2080
Grades: PK-4
| 198 students
Rank: #33.
Belhaven Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
51 Belhaven Avenue
Linwood, NJ 08221
(609) 926-6700
Grades: 5-8
| 378 students
Rank: #44.
Seaview Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
2013 Wabash Ave
Linwood, NJ 08221
(609) 926-6700
Grades: PK-4
| 429 students
Rank: #55.
Port Republic Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
137 Pomona Avenue
Port Republic, NJ 08241
(609) 652-7377
Grades: K-8
| 105 students
Rank: #66.
Ventnor Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Ventnor Educational Community,
Ventnor City, NJ 08406
(609) 487-7900
Grades: 5-8
| 268 students
Rank: #77.
Mainland Regional High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1301 Oak Avenue
Linwood, NJ 08221
(609) 927-4151
Grades: 9-12
| 1,239 students
Rank: #88.
Weymouth Township Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1202 Eleventh Avenue
Dorothy, NJ 08317
(609) 476-2412
Grades: PK-8
| 143 students
Rank: #99.
Mullica Township Primary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Elwood Road
Elwood, NJ 08217
(609) 561-3868
Grades: PK-4
| 331 students
Rank: #1010.
Northfield Community Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2000 New Road
Northfield, NJ 08225
(609) 407-4005
Grades: PK-4
| 460 students
Rank: #1111.
E. H. Slaybaugh Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11 Swift Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 927-8222
Grades: PK-3
| 887 students
Rank: #1212.
Warren E. Sooy Jr. Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 N Fourth Street
Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 567-7070
Grades: 2-5
| 696 students
Rank: #1313.
Northfield Community Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 New Road
Northfield, NJ 08225
(609) 407-4008
Grades: 5-8
| 421 students
Rank: #1414.
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: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Estell Manor Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
128 Cape May Avenue
Estell Manor, NJ 08319
(609) 476-2267
Grades: K-8
| 189 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Fernwood Avenue Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4034 Fernwood Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 383-3355
Grades: 6-8
| 914 students
Rank: #1717.
H. Russel Swift Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5 Swift Drive
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 927-4141
Grades: K-3
| 363 students
Rank: #1818.
Egg Harbor Township High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
24 High School Drive
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 653-0100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,332 students
Rank: #1919.
Hammonton High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
566 Old Forks Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 567-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,377 students
Rank: #2020.
Mullica Township Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Elwood Road
Elwood, NJ 08217
(609) 561-3868
Grades: 5-8
| 320 students
Rank: #2121.
Clayton J. Davenport Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2499 Spruce Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 645-3550
Grades: K-3
| 721 students
Rank: #2222.
Galloway Township Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 S Reeds Road
Absecon, NJ 08205
(609) 748-1250
Grades: 7-8
| 741 students
Rank: #2323.
Hammonton Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
75 North Liberty Street
Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 567-7007
Grades: 6-8
| 868 students
Rank: #2424.
Alder Avenue Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Alder Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 383-3366
Grades: 6-8
| 889 students
Rank: #2525.
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: #2626.
H Ashton Marsh
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Irelan Ave
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 641-5375
Grades: PK-4
| 510 students
Rank: #2727.
Emma C Attales
Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Irelan Avenue
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 641-5375
Grades: 5-8
| 377 students
Rank: #2828.
Smithville Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
37 S Old Port Republic Road
Absecon, NJ 08205
(609) 748-1250
Grades: PK-6
| 598 students
Rank: #2929.
Arthur Rann Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
515 S Eighth Ave
Absecon, NJ 08205
(609) 748-1250
Grades: K-6
| 687 students
Rank: #3030.
Folsom Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1357 Mays Landing Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 561-8666
Grades: PK-8
| 385 students
Rank: #3131.
Reeds Road Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
103 South Reeds Road
Absecon, NJ 08205
(609) 748-1250
Grades: K-6
| 510 students
Rank: #3232.
Cedar Creek High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 New York Ave.
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
(609) 593-3560
Grades: 9-12
| 935 students
Rank: #3333.
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: #3434.
Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Alder Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 407-2500
Grades: 4-5
| 1,003 students
Rank: #3535.
Absegami High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201 S Wrangleboro Road
Absecon, NJ 08205
(609) 652-1372
Grades: 9-12
| 1,132 students
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Atlantic County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Absecon Campus (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 645-5151
Grades: Inquire with school
| 130 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
4805 Nawakwa Blvd
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
(609) 625-2249
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
800 Buffalo Avenue
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
(609) 965-3583
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
2562 Tilton Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 645-6748
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
301 E Evans Boulevard
Brigantine, NJ 08203
(609) 264-9501
Grades: PK-4
| 307 students
301 E Evans Boulevard
Brigantine, NJ 08203
(609) 266-3603
Grades: 5-8
| 252 students
413 New Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
(609) 926-7458
Grades: 9-12
| 248 students
Cologne Ave
Cologne, NJ 08213
(609) 965-3031
Grades: 1-4
| 166 students
115 West Decatur Ave
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
(609) 383-6800
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
112 South New York Road
Absecon, NJ 08205
(609) 652-7118
Grades: K-8
| 232 students
Po Box 318
Elwood, NJ 08217
(609) 804-1135
Grades: 1-2
| n/a students
800 Irelan Avenue
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 641-5375
Grades: 5-8
| 391 students
500 Elwood Rd
Elwood, NJ 08217
(609) 704-1567
Grades: PK
| n/a students
300 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 340-8823
Grades: 4-8
| 78 students
259 Boulevard Rt. 50
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
(609) 625-9305
Grades: 6-12
| 14 students
1750 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 348-3485
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students
259 South New York Rd
Oceanville, NJ 08231
(609) 748-1250
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
29 N. Ohio Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7360
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
535 Martin Luther King Ave
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
(609) 383-1717
Grades: K-8
| 488 students
700 Black Horse Pike
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
(609) 407-2145
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2562 Tilton Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 645-6748
Grades: 9-12
| 25 students
Belladonna & Cape May Aves.
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
(609) 965-1426
Grades: 1-4
| 76 students
9001 Winchester Ave
Margate City, NJ 08402
(609) 822-2391
Grades: PK-2
| n/a students
2434 Route 563
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
(609) 965-3520
Grades: PK-4
| 37 students
210 North Franklin St
Landisville, NJ 08326
(856) 697-0085
Grades: K-2
| 135 students
360 N South Carolina Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 839-5538
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

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