Top 10 Best New Jersey Charter Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 87 charter public schools serving 48,484 students in New Jersey.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in New Jersey are Princeton Charter School, Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School and Hatikvah International Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Jersey charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best New Jersey Charter Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Princeton Charter School
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-0575
Grades: K-8
| 400 students
Rank: #22.
Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
150 Pierce Street
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 412-7643
Grades: K-9
| 476 students
Rank: #33.
Hatikvah International Charter School
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7 Lexington Avenue
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
(732) 254-8300
Grades: K-8
| 442 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
The Gray Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
55 Liberty Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 824-6661
Grades: K-8
| 336 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Jersey City Global Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
255 Congress Street
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201) 636-8532
Grades: K-6
| 383 students
Rank: #66.
Robert Treat Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
443 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-8811
Grades: K-8
| 681 students
Rank: #77.
Hoboken Dual Language Charter School
Charter School
Math: 72% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
123 Jefferson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 427-1458
Grades: K-8
| 389 students
Rank: #88.
Central Jersey College Prep Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 Mettlers Road
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 302-9991
Grades: K-12
| 598 students
Rank: #99.
Soaring Heights
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1 Romar Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 434-4800
Grades: K-8
| 241 students
Rank: #1010.
Teaneck Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 63% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
563 Chestnut Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 833-9600
Grades: K-8
| 322 students
Rank: #1111.
Maria Varisco Rogers Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
18 Heller Parkway, 243 Woodsid
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 481-9001
Grades: K-8
| 551 students
Rank: #1212.
Classical Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
20 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013
(973) 278-7707
Grades: 6-8
| 118 students
Rank: #1313.
Elysian Charter School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1460 Garden Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 876-0102
Grades: K-8
| 290 students
Rank: #1414.
Riverbank Charter School Of Excellence
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1300 Hornberger Ave
Roebling, NJ 08554
(609) 499-4321
Grades: K-3
| 144 students
Rank: #1515.
North Star Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
10 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 642-0101
Grades: K-12
| 4,866 students
Rank: #1616.
Pace Charter School Of Hamilton
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1949 Hamilton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 587-2288
Grades: K-6
| 295 students
Rank: #1717.
Learning Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 54% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2495 John F Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 332-0900
Grades: PK-8
| 578 students
Rank: #1818.
Hoboken Charter School
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
713 Washington St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 963-0222
Grades: K-12
| 296 students
Rank: #1919.
Englewood On The Palisades Charter School
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
65 West Demarest Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-9765
Grades: K-7
| 279 students
Rank: #2020.
Unity Charter School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Evergreen Place, Suite A
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 292-1808
Grades: K-8
| 242 students
Rank: #2121.
Empowerment Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
240 Ege Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 630-4798
Grades: K-3
| 457 students
Rank: #2222.
Bergen Arts And Sciences Charter School
Charter School
Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Macarthur Avenue
Garfield, NJ 07026
(201) 773-9140
Grades: K-12
| 1,151 students
Rank: #2323.
The Queen City Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
815 West Seventh Street
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 753-4700
Grades: K-8
| 324 students
Rank: #2424.
Beloved Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 44% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
508 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 630-4700
Grades: K-7
| 959 students
Rank: #2525.
Discovery Charter School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
240 Halsey St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 623-0222
Grades: 4-8
| 114 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
The Ethical Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
95 Broadway
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 984-4151
Grades: K-8
| 377 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Red Bank Charter School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
58 Oakland Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 450-2092
Grades: PK-8
| 199 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Ridge And Valley Charter School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
1234 State Route 94
Blairstown, NJ 07825
(908) 362-1114
Grades: K-8
| 127 students
Rank: #2929.
Jersey City Golden Door Charter School
Charter School
Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3044 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 795-4400
Grades: PK-8
| 569 students
Rank: #3030.
The Village Charter School
Charter School
Math: 41% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Sullivan Way
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 695-0110
Grades: K-8
| 359 students
Rank: #3131.
John P. Holland Charter School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
190 Oliver Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 345-2212
Grades: PK-8
| 351 students
Rank: #3232.
Phillip's Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
342 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 624-0644
Grades: PK-9
| 373 students
Rank: #3333.
Environment Community Opportunity (eco) Charter School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
817 Carpenter Street, Bridgevi
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 963-2627
Grades: K-7
| 161 students
Rank: #3434.
Sussex County Technology Charter School
Charter School
Math: 34% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
385 N. Church Rd.
Sparta, NJ 07871
(973) 383-3250
Grades: 6-8
| 213 students
Rank: #3535.
Link Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 30% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
23 Pennsyvania Ave
Newark, NJ 07114
(973) 642-0529
Grades: 5-8
| 287 students
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