Top 10 Best Middlesex County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 202 public schools serving 131,834 students in Middlesex County, NJ. Middlesex County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Middlesex County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Middlesex County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Middlesex County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Middlesex County Vocational Academy Math Science &engineering Techn Vocational School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    100 Technology Drive
    Edison, NJ 08837
    (732) 452-2600

    Grades: 9-12 | 159 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Middlesex County Vocational Academy Allied Health & Biomedical Science Vocational School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1 Convery Boulevard
    Woodbridge, NJ 07095
    (732) 634-5858

    Grades: 8-12 | 269 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Monmouth Junction Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    630 Ridge Road
    Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
    (732) 329-6981

    Grades: PK-5 | 334 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    One Awn St
    Old Bridge, NJ 08857
    (732) 360-4495

    Grades: K-5 | 293 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Community Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    95 Grovers Mill Road
    Plainsboro, NJ 08536
    (609) 716-5300

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,172 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Woodbrook Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    15 Robin Road
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 452-2901

    Grades: K-5 | 964 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    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: #7-87.-8.
    Woodrow Wilson Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    50 Woodrow Wilson Drive
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 452-2870

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,196 student
  • Rank: #99.
    John Adams Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1081 New Dover Road
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 452-2920

    Grades: 6-8 | 952 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Cheesequake Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    111 Route 34
    Matawan, NJ 07747
    (732) 360-4552

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Applegarth Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    227 Applegarth Rd
    Monroe Township, NJ 08831
    (609) 655-0604

    Grades: 4-5 | 407 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Martin Luther King Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    285 Tingley Lane
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 452-2980

    Grades: K-5 | 697 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Cranbury School Math: 76% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    23 N Main St
    Cranbury, NJ 08512
    (609) 395-1700

    Grades: PK-8 | 469 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Menlo Park Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    155 Monroe Avenue
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 452-2910

    Grades: K-5 | 857 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    John P. Stevens High School Math: 71% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    855 Grove Avenue
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 452-2800

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,486 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Warnsdorfer Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9 Hardenburg Lane
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (732) 613-6880

    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    James Madison Intermediate School Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    838 New Dover Road
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 452-2960

    Grades: 3-5 | 663 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Brooks Crossing Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    50 Deans Hall Road
    Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
    (732) 821-7478

    Grades: K-5 | 601 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    J.v.b. Wicoff Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    510 Plainsboro Road
    Plainsboro, NJ 08536
    (609) 716-5450

    Grades: K-3 | 449 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Edgar Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    49 Brunswick Avenue
    Metuchen, NJ 08840
    (732) 321-8770

    Grades: 5-8 | 724 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Central Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    371 Cranbury Road
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (732) 613-6820

    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Frost Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    65 Frost Avenue
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (732) 613-6850

    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    West Windsor-plainsboro High School North Math: 67% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    90 Grovers Mill Road
    Plainsboro, NJ 08536
    (609) 716-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,448 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    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: #2525.
    John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2900 Norwood Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: PK-4 | 273 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Cambridge Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    35 Cambridge Road
    Kendall Park, NJ 08824
    (732) 297-2941

    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Lawrence Brook Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    48 Sullivan Way
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (732) 613-6870

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Crossroads North Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    635 Georges Road
    Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
    (732) 329-4191

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,046 student
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    John Marshall Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    15 Cornell Street
    Edison, NJ 08817
    (732) 650-5370

    Grades: K-5 | 846 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Crossroads South Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    195 Major Road
    Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
    (732) 329-4633

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,145 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Oak Tree Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    226 Applegarth Road
    Monroe Township, NJ 08831
    (609) 655-7642

    Grades: PK-3 | 693 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Harry S. Truman Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    One Taft Place
    Parlin, NJ 08859
    (732) 525-5215

    Grades: K-3 | 506 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Churchill Junior High School Math: 62% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    18 Norton Road
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (732) 353-0915

    Grades: 8-9 | 1,337 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Memorial Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11 Ely Ave
    South Amboy, NJ 08879
    (732) 290-3876

    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Knollwood Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    333 Willow Avenue
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 885-1528

    Grades: K-3 | 492 students
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