Top 10 Best Cape May County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 12,493 students in Cape May County, NJ. Cape May County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Cape May County, NJ are Stone Harbor Elementary School, Upper Township Elementary School and Upper Township Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cape May County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Cape May County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Cape May County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Stone Harbor Elementary School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
275 93rd St
Stone Harbor, NJ 08247
(609) 368-4413
Grades: K-4
| 90 students
Rank: #22.
Upper Township Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
50 Old Tuckahoe Rd
Marmora, NJ 08223
(609) 628-3500
Grades: 3-5
| 461 students
Rank: #33.
Upper Township Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Perry Rd
Woodbine, NJ 08270
(609) 628-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 474 students
Rank: #44.
Dennis Township Primary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 Hagan Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 861-2821
Grades: PK-3
| 279 students
Rank: #55.
Ocean City Primary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 West Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 08226
(609) 399-3191
Grades: K-3
| 348 students
Rank: #66.
Avalon Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
235 32nd Street
Avalon, NJ 08202
(609) 967-7544
Grades: 5-8
| 73 students
Rank: #77.
West Cape May Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 Moore Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-4614
Grades: PK-6
| 102 students
Rank: #88.
Ocean City Intermediate School
Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1901 Bay Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 08226
(609) 399-5611
Grades: 4-8
| 527 students
Rank: #99.
Cape May City Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
921 Lafayette St
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-8485
Grades: PK-6
| 175 students
Rank: #1010.
Margaret Mace Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Atlantic Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
(609) 522-1454
Grades: PK-8
| 209 students
Rank: #1111.
Richard M. Teitelman Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
687 Rt 9
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-3475
Grades: 7-8
| 458 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Dennis Township Elementary Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
165 Academy Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 861-2821
Grades: 4-8
| 272 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Ocean City High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
501 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 08226
(609) 399-1290
Grades: 9-12
| 1,256 students
Rank: #1414.
Middle Township Elementary #2
Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 West Pacific Ave
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-1828
Grades: 3-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1515.
Maud Abrams School
Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
714 Townbank Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-9420
Grades: 3-4
| 436 students
Rank: #1616.
Crest Memorial School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
9100 Pacific Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
(609) 522-1522
Grades: PK-8
| 281 students
Rank: #1717.
Middle Township Elementary #4
Math: 30% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
300 E Pacific Ave
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-1834
Grades: 6-8
| 540 students
Rank: #1818.
Lower Cape May Regional High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
687 Rt 9
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-3475
Grades: 9-12
| 871 students
Rank: #1919.
Sandman Consolidated School
Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
838 Seashore Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-9410
Grades: 5-6
| 449 students
Rank: #2020.
Woodbine Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Webster Street
Woodbine, NJ 08270
(609) 861-5174
Grades: PK-8
| 218 students
Rank: #2121.
Wildwood High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 Pacific Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
(609) 522-7922
Grades: 9-12
| 234 students
Rank: #2222.
Middle Township High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
300 East Atlantic Avenue
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-1852
Grades: 9-12
| 765 students
Rank: #2323.
Wildwood Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 Pacific Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
(609) 522-7922
Grades: 6-8
| 163 students
Rank: #2424.
Cape May County Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
188 Crest Haven Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-2161
Grades: 9-12
| 594 students
Rank: #2525.
Glenwood Ave Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Glenwood & New York Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
(609) 522-1630
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Cape May County High School
Special Education School
148 Crest Haven Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-2720
Grades: 9-12
| 70 students
Cape May Regional School
Alternative School
131 Crest Haven Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 463-4870
Grades: 8-12
| 10 students
Cape May Transitional Education Center
Alternative School
131 Crest Haven Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 463-3578
Grades: 9-12
| 26 students
905 Seashore Road
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-9470
Grades: 1-2
| 401 students
2600 Bayshore Rd
Villas, NJ 08251
(609) 884-9430
Grades: PK-K
| 410 students
215 Eldredge Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 463-1900
Grades: PK-2
| 656 students
Ocean Academy
Special Education School
148 Crest Haven Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-2720
Grades: PK-8
| 119 students
Project Teach - Cape May
Alternative School
131 Crest Haven Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 463-4870
Grades: 10-12
| 6 students
130 Old Tuckahoe Rd
Marmora, NJ 08223
(609) 628-3500
Grades: PK-2
| 484 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Cape May County, NJ

Cape May County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2502 Central Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
(609) 522-1630
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
Middle School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
George E. Bailey Middle School
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-2720
Grades: Inquire with school
| 68 students
4501 Park Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
(609) 263-8461
Grades: PK-3
| 45 students
Dehirsch Ave
Woodbine, NJ 08270
(609) 861-2164
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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