Top 10 Best Jersey City Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 53 public schools serving 33,268 students in Jersey City, NJ. Jersey City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Jersey City, NJ are Dr Ronald Mcnair High School, Infinity Institute and Cornelia F. Bradford School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jersey City, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Jersey City have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Jersey City, NJ Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School
Math: 90% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 418-7617
Grades: 9-12
| 683 students
Rank: #22.
Infinity Institute
Math: 87% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
193 Old Bergen Road
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-1404
Grades: 6-12
| 257 students
Rank: #33.
Cornelia F. Bradford School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
96 Sussex St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-6450
Grades: PK-5
| 526 students
Rank: #44.
Academy I
Math: 82% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
209 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-6500
Grades: 6-8
| 487 students
Rank: #55.
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.
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: #77.
Dr. Michael Conti School
Math: 58% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
182 Merseles St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 714-4300
Grades: PK-8
| 675 students
Rank: #88.
Explore 2000 Middle School
Vocational School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
180-9th St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 631-6395
Grades: 6-8
| 150 students
Rank: #99.
Jotham W. Wakeman School
Math: 67% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 St Pauls Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 714-4310
Grades: PK-5
| 753 students
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
County Prep High School
Vocational School
Math: 45% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 631-6302
Grades: 9-12
| 899 students
Rank: #1212.
Patricia M. Noonan School Ps #26
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
164 Laidlaw Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 963-7160
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #1313.
Liberty High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
299 Sip Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 714-4373
Grades: 9-12
| 188 students
Rank: #1414.
Alfred Zampella School
Math: 52% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
201 North St
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201) 714-4350
Grades: PK-8
| 1,037 students
Rank: #1515.
Nicolaus Copernicus School
Math: 53% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3385 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201) 714-4340
Grades: PK-5
| 727 students
Rank: #1616.
Dr. Paul Rafalides School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
362 Union St
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 915-6540
Grades: PK-4
| 427 students
Rank: #1717.
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: #1818.
Frank R Conwell School
Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
111 Bright Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
Christa Mcauliffe School
Math: 37% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
167 Hancock Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201) 714-4360
Grades: PK-8
| 1,043 students
Rank: #2222.
Middle School # 4
Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
107 Bright Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 946-5740
Grades: 6-8
| 774 students
Rank: #2323.
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: #2424.
Charles E. Trefurt School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
96 Franklin St
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201) 714-4320
Grades: PK-5
| 826 students
Rank: #2525.
Martin Luther King Junior School
Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
886 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 915-6521
Grades: PK-8
| 898 students
Rank: #2626.
Rafael De J. Cordero School
Math: 30% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
158 Erie St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 714-4390
Grades: PK-8
| 822 students
Rank: #2727.
James F. Murray School
Math: 33% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
339 Stegman Parkway
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-6620
Grades: PK-8
| 844 students
Rank: #2828.
Innovation High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
239 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-1504
Grades: 9-12
| 319 students
Rank: #2929.
Julia A. Barnes School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
91 Astor Place
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 915-6420
Grades: PK-8
| 391 students
Rank: #3030.
Franklin L. Williams School
Math: 28% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Laidlaw Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 714-8340
Grades: 6-8
| 890 students
Rank: #3131.
Dr. May Angelou Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
239 Ocean Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-6470
Grades: PK-5
| 809 students
Rank: #3232.
Joseph H. Brensinger School
Math: 28% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
600 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 915-6120
Grades: PK-8
| 1,246 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Jersey City Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 27% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
128 Danforth Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 433-2288
Grades: K-8
| 588 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Mahatma K. Gandhi School
Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
143 Romaine Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 915-6490
Grades: PK-8
| 1,502 students
Rank: #3535.
Rev. Dr. Ercel F. Webb School
Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
264 Van Horne Street
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 915-6480
Grades: PK-5
| 749 students
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Jersey City, New Jersey Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
16 Bentley Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 876-4803
Grades: 6-8
| 160 students
3055 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 714-4370
Grades: PK-2
| 214 students
164 Lembeck St
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 413-1500
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
525 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 631-6376
Grades: 9-12
| 150 students
2853 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 521-1300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
112 Brown Place
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 918-9112
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
70 Bright St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-6610
Grades: 6-8
| 580 students
119 Newkirk Street
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 653-0016
Grades: 6-8
| 164 students
30-32 Central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 217-7138
Grades: 6-12
| 7 students
222 Mercer St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-6410
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
211 Sherman Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201) 217-6771
Grades: K-8
| 257 students
700 Newark Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 714-4480
Grades: K-4
| 174 students
128 Duncan Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 915-6460
Grades: PK-3
| 274 students
508 Grand St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 451-7770
Grades: K-6
| 177 students
135 Stegman Street
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-6440
Grades: 5-8
| 334 students

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