Top 10 Best New Jersey Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 128 blue ribbon public schools serving 67,701 students in New Jersey.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in New Jersey are Bergen County Academies Elementary School, School 28 and Academy For Allied Health Sciences. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Jersey blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best New Jersey Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Bergen County Academies Elementary School
Vocational School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
200 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 343-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,118 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
School 28
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
200 Presidential Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07522
(973) 321-0280
Grades: PK-8
| 466 students
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Academy For Allied Health Sciences
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 305 students
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Academy For Information Technology
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Biotechnology High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 431-7942
Grades: 9-12
| 315 students
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Communications High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1740 New Bedford Road
Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 681-1010
Grades: 9-12
| 306 students
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
High Technology High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
(732) 842-8444
Grades: 9-12
| 295 students
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Middlesex County Vocational Academy Math Science &engineering Techn
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
100 Technology Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 452-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 169 students
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Union County Magnet High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 297 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Middlesex County Vocational Academy Allied Health & Biomedical Science
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Convery Boulevard
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
(732) 634-5858
Grades: 8-12
| 276 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Monmouth County Academy Of Allied Health And Science
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2325 Heck Avenue
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 775-0058
Grades: 9-12
| 306 students
Rank: #1212.
Mendham Township Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
16 Washington Valley Road
Brookside, NJ 07926
(973) 543-7107
Grades: 5-8
| 313 students
Rank: #1313.
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School
Math: 90% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 418-7617
Grades: 9-12
| 713 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Infinity Institute
Math: 87% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
193 Old Bergen Road
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-1404
Grades: 6-12
| 479 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Marine Academy Of Science And Technology
Vocational School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
305 Mast Way
Highlands, NJ 07732
(732) 291-0995
Grades: 9-12
| 283 students
Rank: #1616.
Mendham Township Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
18 West Main Street
Brookside, NJ 07926
(973) 543-7107
Grades: PK-4
| 429 students
Rank: #1717.
Princeton Charter School
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-0575
Grades: K-8
| 426 students
Rank: #1818.
Morris County School Of Technology
Vocational School
Math: 85% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 East Main Street
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 627-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 787 students
Rank: #1919.
Henry B. Milnes Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8-01 Phillip St
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 794-5550
Grades: K-4
| 419 students
Rank: #2020.
Hillside Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
340 Homans Avenue
Closter, NJ 07624
(201) 768-3860
Grades: PK-4
| 603 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Riverview Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
33 St Marys Place
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 983-6545
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Sea Girt Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
451 Bell Place
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
(732) 449-3422
Grades: PK-8
| 150 students
Rank: #2323.
Academy I
Math: 82% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
209 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-6500
Grades: 6-8
| 432 students
Rank: #2424.
Gould/mountain Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
132 Gould Ave
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 712-4400
Grades: 4-6
| 300 students
Rank: #2525.
Briarcliff Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
93 Briarcliff Rd.
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
(973) 334-0342
Grades: 6-8
| 281 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Essex Fells Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
102 Hawthorne Rd
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
(973) 226-0505
Grades: PK-6
| 251 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Joseph D. Sharp Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 Old Orchard Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
(856) 424-1550
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Walter M. Schirra Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
One Awn St
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
(732) 360-4495
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #2929.
Upper School
Math: 80% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
143 Charlotte Pl
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
(201) 567-7292
Grades: 3-8
| 292 students
Rank: #3030.
Terence C. Reilly School No 7
Math: 78% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
436 First Avenue
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-6030
Grades: 2-8
| 1,112 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
New Providence Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
35 Pioneer Drive
New Providence, NJ 07974
(908) 464-9161
Grades: 7-8
| 397 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Stony Brook Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
20 Stephenson Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 737-4006
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #3333.
Betsy Ross Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
20 Malcolm Rd
Mahwah, NJ 07430
(201) 762-2250
Grades: K-3
| 241 students
Rank: #3434.
Edith A. Bogert Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
391 W Saddle River Rd
Saddle River, NJ 07458
(201) 961-6350
Grades: 3-5
| 347 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Frank Defino Central Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
175 Route 79 North
Marlboro, NJ 07746
(732) 972-2099
Grades: K-5
| 518 students
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