Top 10 Best New Jersey Charter Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 89 charter public schools serving 49,447 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 38% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 55% 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).

Top New Jersey Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Princeton Charter School Charter School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    100 Bunn Drive
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 924-0575

    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School Charter School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    150 Pierce Street
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 412-7643

    Grades: K-9 | 476 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Hatikvah International Charter School Charter School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7 Lexington Avenue
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (732) 254-8300

    Grades: K-8 | 442 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Robert Treat Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    443 Clifton Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 482-8811

    Grades: K-8 | 681 students
  • Rank: #55.
    The Gray Charter School Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    55 Liberty Street
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 824-6661

    Grades: K-8 | 336 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Hoboken Dual Language Charter School Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    123 Jefferson Street
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    (201) 427-1458

    Grades: K-8 | 389 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Classical Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20 Valley Road
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973) 278-7707

    Grades: 6-8 | 118 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Soaring Heights Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Romar Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201) 434-4800

    Grades: K-8 | 241 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Central Jersey College Prep Charter School Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    101 Mettlers Road
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 302-9991

    Grades: K-12 | 598 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Pace Charter School Of Hamilton Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1949 Hamilton Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08619
    (609) 587-2288

    Grades: K-6 | 295 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    North Star Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10 Washington Place
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 642-0101

    Grades: K-12 | 4,866 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Elysian Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1460 Garden Street
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    (201) 876-0102

    Grades: K-8 | 290 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Maria Varisco Rogers Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    18 Heller Parkway, 243 Woodsid
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 481-9001

    Grades: K-8 | 551 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Teaneck Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    563 Chestnut Avenue
    Teaneck, NJ 07666
    (201) 833-9600

    Grades: K-8 | 322 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Englewood On The Palisades Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    65 West Demarest Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201) 569-9765

    Grades: K-7 | 279 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Learning Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2495 John F Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 332-0900

    Grades: PK-8 | 578 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Jersey City Global Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    255 Congress Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201) 636-8532

    Grades: K-6 | 383 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Hoboken Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    713 Washington St
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    (201) 963-0222

    Grades: K-12 | 296 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Riverbank Charter School Of Excellence Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1300 Hornberger Ave
    Roebling, NJ 08554
    (609) 499-4321

    Grades: K-3 | 144 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Environment Community Opportunity (eco) Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    817 Carpenter Street, Bridgevi
    Camden, NJ 08102
    (856) 963-2627

    Grades: K-7 | 161 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Discovery Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    240 Halsey St
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 623-0222

    Grades: 4-8 | 114 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Ridge And Valley Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1234 State Route 94
    Blairstown, NJ 07825
    (908) 362-1114

    Grades: K-8 | 127 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Unity Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Evergreen Place, Suite A
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973) 292-1808

    Grades: K-8 | 242 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    The Ethical Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    95 Broadway
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 984-4151

    Grades: K-8 | 377 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Bergen Arts And Sciences Charter School Charter School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    200 Macarthur Avenue
    Garfield, NJ 07026
    (201) 773-9140

    Grades: K-12 | 1,151 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Red Bank Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    58 Oakland Street
    Red Bank, NJ 07701
    (732) 450-2092

    Grades: PK-8 | 199 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Empowerment Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    240 Ege Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 630-4798

    Grades: K-3 | 457 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Foundation Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    363 West State Street
    Trenton, NJ 08608
    (609) 920-9200

    Grades: K-12 | 1,036 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    John P. Holland Charter School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    190 Oliver Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 345-2212

    Grades: PK-8 | 351 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Beloved Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    508 Grand Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 630-4700

    Grades: K-7 | 959 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    The Queen City Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    815 West Seventh Street
    Plainfield, NJ 07063
    (908) 753-4700

    Grades: K-8 | 324 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Team Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 Park Place, Suite 802
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 622-0905

    Grades: K-12 | 4,059 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Pride Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    117 Elmwood Ave
    East Orange, NJ 07018
    (973) 672-3200

    Grades: 5-8 | 287 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Hudson Arts And Science Charter School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    131 Midland Ave
    Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
    (201) 773-9140

    Grades: K-6 | 476 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Sussex County Technology Charter School Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    385 N. Church Rd.
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 383-3250

    Grades: 6-8 | 213 students
  • Show 54 more Charter public schools in New Jersey (out of 89 total schools)
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