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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 100 top blue ribbon public schools in New Jersey, serving 52,291 students.
  • These 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the state average of 12:1.

Top New Jersey Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Scotch Plains Academy For Allied Health Sciences Vocational School
    1776 Raritan Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908)889-8288

    282 students
    Year: 2017
  • Scotch Plains Academy For Information Technology Vocational School
    1776 Raritan Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908)889-8288

    275 students
    Year: 2013
  • Scotch Plains Academy For Performing Arts Vocational School
    1776 Raritan Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908)889-8288

    190 students
    Year: 2016
  • Jersey City Academy I
    209 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6500

    483 students
    Year: 2017
  • Neptune Academy Of Allied Health And Science Vocational School
    2325 Heck Avenue
    Neptune, NJ 07753
    (732)775-0058

    295 students
    Year: 2018
  • Mays Landing Atlantic County Institute Of Technology High School Vocational School
    5080 Atlantic Avenue
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
    (609)625-2249

    1425 students
    Year: 2008
  • Hackensack Bergen County Academies High School Vocational School
    200 Hackensack Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201)343-6000

    1059 students
    Year: 2015
  • Westwood Berkeley Elementary School
    47 Berkeley Ave
    Westwood, NJ 07675
    (201)664-7760

    295 students
    Year: 2017
  • Mahwah Betsy Ross Elementary School
    20 Malcolm Rd
    Mahwah, NJ 07430
    (201)762-2250

    217 students
    Year: 2012
  • Freehold Biotechnology High School Vocational School
    5000 Kozloski Road, P O Box 5
    Freehold, NJ 07728
    (732)431-7942

    327 students
    Year: 2014
  • Bloomfield Bloomfield Technical High School Vocational School
    209 Franklin Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)412-2206

    496 students
    Year: 2009, 2015
  • Newark Branch Brook School
    228 Ridge St
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5220

    175 students
    Year: 2004
  • Mountain Lakes Briarcliff Middle School
    93 Briarcliff Rd.
    Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
    (973)334-0342

    313 students
    Year: 2017
  • Towaco Cedar Hill School
    46 Pine Brook Road
    Towaco, NJ 07082
    (973)331-7100

    331 students
    Year: 2016
  • Somerset Central Jersey College Prep Charter School Charter School
    17 Schoolhouse Rd
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732)302-9991

    420 students
    Year: 2016
  • Chatham Chatham High School
    255 Lafayette Avenue
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973)457-2505

    1202 students
    Year: 2004
  • Matawan Cheesequake Elementary School
    111 Route 34
    Matawan, NJ 07747
    (732)360-4552

    285 students
    Year: 2017
  • Clifton Classical Academy Charter School Charter School
    20 Valley Road
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973)278-7707

    118 students
    Year: 2008
  • Cranbury Cranbury School
    23 N Main St
    Cranbury, NJ 08512
    (609)395-1700

    492 students
    Year: 2009, 2016
  • Dover Dover High School
    100 Grace Street
    Dover, NJ 07801
    (973)989-2010

    937 students
    Year: 2013
  • Jersey City Dr Ronald Mcnair High School
    123 Coles Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201)418-7617

    710 students
    Year: 2018
  • Wyckoff Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School
    344 Calvin Ct
    Wyckoff, NJ 07481
    (201)848-5750

    784 students
    Year: 2003
  • Ringoes East Amwell Township Elementary School
    43 Wertsville Rd, P O Box 680
    Ringoes, NJ 08551
    (908)782-6464

    364 students
    Year: 2018
  • Voorhees Edward T. Hamilton Elementary School
    23 Northgate Drive
    Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (856)767-4888

    409 students
    Year: 2003
  • Haddonfield Elizabeth Haddon School
    501 West Redman Avenue
    Haddonfield, NJ 08033
    (856)429-0811

    351 students
    Year: 2015
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth High School
    447 Richmond St.
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
    (908)436-5860

    844 students
    Year: 2015
  • Essex Fells Essex Fells Elementary School
    102 Hawthorne Rd
    Essex Fells, NJ 07021
    (973)226-0505

    205 students
    Year: 2016
  • Margate City Eugene A. Tighe Middle School
    7804 Amherst Avenue
    Margate City, NJ 08402
    (609)822-2353

    186 students
    Year: 2017
  • Glen Rock Glen Rock High School
    400 Hamilton Avenue
    Glen Rock, NJ 07452
    (201)445-7700

    746 students
    Year: 2018
  • Ridgefield Park Grant Elementary School
    104 Henry St
    Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201)641-0441

    185 students
    Year: 2010
  • Newark The Gray Charter School Charter School
    55 Liberty Street
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)824-6661

    331 students
    Year: 2010
  • Spring Lake H W Mountz Elementary School
    411 Tuttle Ave
    Spring Lake, NJ 07762
    (732)449-6380

    207 students
    Year: 2015
  • Haddonfield Haddonfield Memorial High School
    401 Kings Highway East
    Haddonfield, NJ 08033
    (856)429-3960

    798 students
    Year: 2004
  • Newark Harriet Tubman Elementary School
    504 S Tenth St
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-6934

    338 students
    Year: 2007
  • Harrison Harrison High School
    800 Hamilton Street
    Harrison, NJ 07029
    (973)482-5050

    682 students
    Year: 2013
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