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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 244 public schools in Essex County, NJ, serving 136,627 students.
  • Essex County, NJ public school have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Essex County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Essex County, NJ are Glenwood School, Deerfield School and Hartshorn School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is more than the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Top Essex County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Abington Avenue School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    209 Abington Ave
    Newark, NJ 07107
    (973)268-5230

    Grades: PK-8 | 983 students
  • Achieve Community Charter School Charter School
    17 Lyons Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (862)240-4887

    Grades: K-1 | 61 students
  • Adlai E. Stevenson Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    15 Knoll Road
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
    (973)227-2120

    Grades: PK-3 | 408 students
  • Althea Gibson Academy
    490 William Street, William S
    East Orange, NJ 07017
    (973)266-7017

    Grades: PK-K | 163 students
  • American History High School Math: 8% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    74 Montgomery St
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973)733-7333

    Grades: 7-12 | 482 students
  • Ann Street School Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 50%
    30 Ann St
    Newark, NJ 07105
    (973)465-4890

    Grades: PK-8 | 1276 students
  • Arts High School Math: 17% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    550 M L King Blvd
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)733-7391

    Grades: 7-12 | 685 students
  • Augusta Preschool Academy
    97 Augusta Street
    Irvington, NJ 07111
    (973)399-6868

    Grades: PK | 315 students
  • B.r.i.c.k. Avon Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    219 Avon Ave
    Newark, NJ 07108
    (973)733-6750

    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
  • B.r.i.c.k. Peshine Academy Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    433 Peshine Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973)733-7004

    Grades: PK-8 | 731 students
  • Bard Early College High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    321 Bergen Street
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (212)995-8479

    Grades: 9-12 | 355 students
  • Barringer Academy Of S.t.e.a.m. Math: 2% | Reading: 7%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    90 Parker Street
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5125

    Grades: 9-12 | 864 students
  • Barringer Arts High School Math: 2% | Reading: 5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    90 Parker St
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5125

    Grades: 9-12 | 723 students
  • Belleville High School Math: 11% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Passaic Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5012

    Grades: 9-12 | 1397 students
  • Belleville Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    279 Washington Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5011

    Grades: 6-8 | 973 students
  • Belleville Ps10 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 30%
    527 Belleville Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5010

    Grades: K-5 | 171 students
  • Belleville Ps3 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    230 Joralemon St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5013

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • Belleville Ps4 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    30 Magnolia St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5014

    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
  • Belleville Ps5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    149 Adelaide St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)450-3450

    Grades: K-5 | 351 students
  • Belleville Ps7 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    20 Passaic Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5017

    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
  • Belleville Ps8 Math: 23% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    183 Union Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5018

    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
  • Belleville Ps9 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    301 Ralph St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5019

    Grades: K-5 | 125 students
  • Belmont Runyon Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1 Belmont Runyon Way
    Newark, NJ 07108
    (973)733-6920

    Grades: PK-8 | 526 students
  • Benjamin Banneker Academy Math: 26% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    500 South Clinton Street
    East Orange, NJ 07018
    (973)266-4320

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    42 Park Ave
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5250

    Grades: PK-4 | 504 students
  • Berkeley Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    351 Bloomfield Ave
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)680-8540

    Grades: K-6 | 459 students
  • Berkeley Terrace Math: 20% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    787 Grove Street
    Irvington, NJ 07111
    (973)399-6852

    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
  • Betty Maddalena Early Learning Center
    747 Nothfield Avenue
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)435-9630

    Grades: PK | 84 students
  • Bloomfield High School Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    160 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)680-8500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1979 students
  • Bloomfield Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 50%
    60 Huck Road
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)680-8620

    Grades: 7-8 | 940 students
  • Bloomfield Technical Vocational School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    209 Franklin Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)412-2206

    Grades: 9-12 | 509 students
  • Bradford Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 30%
    87 Mt Hebron Rd
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973)509-4155

    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
  • Branch Brook School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    228 Ridge St
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973)268-5220

    Grades: PK-4 | 151 students
  • Brookdale Avenue School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    14 Brookdale Court
    Verona, NJ 07044
    (973)571-6752

    Grades: K-4 | 130 students
  • Brookdale Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1230 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)680-8520

    Grades: K-6 | 338 students
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