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For the 2021 school year, there are 284 public schools serving 135,829 students in Bergen County, NJ. Bergen County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Bergen County, NJ are Bergen County Academies, Bergen County Technical High School - Teterboro and High Mountain Road School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bergen County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Bergen County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Bergen County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Bergen County Academies Vocational School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    200 Hackensack Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 343-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,098 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Bergen County Technical High School - Teterboro Vocational School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    504 Route 46 West
    Teterboro, NJ 07608
    (201) 343-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 665 students
  • Rank: #33.
    High Mountain Road School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    765 High Mountain Rd
    Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
    (201) 891-4433

    Grades: PK-5 | 197 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Henry B. Milnes Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8-01 Phillip St
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
    (201) 794-5550

    Grades: K-5 | 479 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Hillside Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    89 Hillside Avenue
    Allendale, NJ 07401
    (201) 327-2020

    Grades: PK-3 | 389 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Edith A. Bogert Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    391 W Saddle River Rd
    Saddle River, NJ 07458
    (201) 961-6350

    Grades: 3-5 | 393 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Brookside Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    100 Brookside Ave
    Allendale, NJ 07401
    (201) 327-2020

    Grades: 4-8 | 524 students
  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    Alpine Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    500 Hillside Avenue
    Alpine, NJ 07620
    (201) 768-8255

    Grades: K-8 | 148 students
  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    George Washington School Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    39 Fardale Avenue
    Mahwah, NJ 07430
    (201) 762-2242

    Grades: K-3 | 190 students
  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    Wandell School Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    97 E Allendale Rd
    Saddle River, NJ 07458
    (201) 327-0727

    Grades: PK-5 | 147 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Ho-ho-kus Public School Math: 84% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    70 Lloyd Road
    Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423
    (201) 652-4555

    Grades: PK-8 | 599 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Upper School Math: 81% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    143 Charlotte Pl
    Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
    (201) 567-7292

    Grades: 3-8 | 329 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Emil A. Cavallini Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    392 W Saddle River Rd
    Saddle River, NJ 07458
    (201) 961-6400

    Grades: 6-8 | 432 students
  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    Alexander Hamilton School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    380 Harristown Road
    Glen Rock, NJ 07452
    (201) 445-7700

    Grades: K-5 | 267 students
  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    Lyncrest Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9-04 Morlot Ave
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
    (201) 794-5555

    Grades: K-5 | 252 students
  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    Merritt Memorial Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1 Dogwood Lane
    Cresskill, NJ 07626
    (201) 227-7791

    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    Westmoreland Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16-50 Parmelee Ave.
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
    (201) 794-5490

    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Ridge Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    325 West Ridgewood Ave
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    (201) 670-2740

    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Woodcliff Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    134 Woodcliff Ave
    Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
    (201) 930-5600

    Grades: 6-8 | 269 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Hillside Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    340 Homans Avenue
    Closter, NJ 07624
    (201) 768-3860

    Grades: PK-4 | 666 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Tenafly Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10 Sunset Lane
    Tenafly, NJ 07670
    (201) 816-4530

    Grades: 6-8 | 917 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Demarest Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    568 Piermont Rd
    Demarest, NJ 07627
    (201) 768-6060

    Grades: 5-8 | 310 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Betsy Ross Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    20 Malcolm Rd
    Mahwah, NJ 07430
    (201) 762-2250

    Grades: K-3 | 204 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Hawes Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    531 Stevens Avenue
    Ridgewood, NJ 07451
    (201) 670-2720

    Grades: K-5 | 407 students
  • Rank: #25-2825.- 28.
    Berkeley Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    47 Berkeley Ave
    Westwood, NJ 07675
    (201) 664-7760

    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
  • Rank: #25-2825.- 28.
    Calvin Coolidge Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    420 Grandview Ave
    Wyckoff, NJ 07481
    (201) 848-5710

    Grades: K-5 | 306 students
  • Rank: #25-2825.- 28.
    Parkway Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    145 E. Ridgewood Avenue
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    (201) 261-7800

    Grades: PK-4 | 282 students
  • Rank: #25-2825.- 28.
    West Ridge Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    18 South First Street
    Park Ridge, NJ 07656
    (201) 573-6000

    Grades: PK-6 | 356 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    School No. 1 Math: 80% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    250 Hoym Street
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
    (201) 585-4620

    Grades: K-6 | 692 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Cherry Hill School Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    410 Bogert Rd
    River Edge, NJ 07661
    (201) 261-3405

    Grades: PK-6 | 711 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Malcolm S Mackay School Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    111 Jefferson Avenue
    Tenafly, NJ 07670
    (201) 816-7700

    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Edward H. Bryan Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    51 Brookside Ave
    Cresskill, NJ 07626
    (201) 227-7791

    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Clara E Coleman School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    100 Pinelynn Rd
    Glen Rock, NJ 07452
    (201) 445-7700

    Grades: PK-5 | 307 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Somerville Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    45 South Pleasant Ave
    Ridgewood, NJ 07451
    (201) 670-2750

    Grades: K-5 | 416 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Willard Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    601 Morningside Rd
    Ridgewood, NJ 07451
    (201) 670-2770

    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
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