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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,307 students in Chester, NJ. Chester has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Chester, NJ are Black River Middle School, West Morris Central High School and Bragg Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Chester, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Chester have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Chester, NJ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Black River Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    133 Rt. 513 - North Road
    Chester, NJ 07930
    (908) 879-6363

    Grades: 6-8 | 387 students
  • Rank: #22.
    West Morris Central High School Math: 58% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    259 Bartley Road
    Chester, NJ 07930
    (908) 879-5212

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,239 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Bragg Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    250 Route 24
    Chester, NJ 07930
    (908) 879-5324

    Grades: 3-5 | 363 students
  • Rank: #44.250 Rt. 24
    Chester, NJ 07930
    (908) 879-5313

    Grades: PK-2 | 318 students
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