Top 10 Best Orange Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,171 students in Orange, NJ (there are 2 private schools, serving 138 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Orange, NJ are educated in public schools (compared to the NJ state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Orange, NJ are Forest Street Community Elementary School, Orange Preparatory Academy and Heywood Avenue Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Orange, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Orange have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Best Orange, NJ Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Forest Street Community Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
651 Forest St
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4120
Grades: PK-7
| 390 students
Rank: #22.
Orange Preparatory Academy
Math: 12% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Central Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4135
Grades: 8-9
| 658 students
Rank: #33.
Heywood Avenue Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
421 Heywood Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4105
Grades: PK-7
| 363 students
Rank: #44.
Orange High School
Math: 12% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Lincoln Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4050
Grades: 9-12
| 973 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln Avenue Elementary School
Math: 5% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
216 Lincoln Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4130
Grades: PK-7
| 695 students
Rank: #66.
Rosa Parks Community School
Math: 7% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
369 Main Street
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4515
Grades: 3-7
| 610 students
Rank: #77.
Cleveland Street Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
355 Cleveland St
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4100
Grades: PK-7
| 301 students
Rank: #88.
Park Avenue Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
231 Park Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4124
Grades: PK-8
| 404 students
Rank: #99.
Oakwood Avenue Community School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
135 Oakwood Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4095
Grades: PK-7
| 246 students
Rank: n/an/a
33 Cleveland Street
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4000
Grades: K-2
| 329 students
Rank: n/an/a
397 Park Avenue
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 677-4000
Grades: PK
| 202 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Orange, New Jersey

Orange, New Jersey Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
123 Cleveland Street
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 673-0746
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Valley School (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
650 Nassau Street
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 395-1010
Grades: Inquire with school
| 25 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Orange, NJ?
How many public schools are located in Orange, NJ?
11 public schools are located in Orange, NJ.
What percentage of students in Orange, NJ go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Orange, NJ are educated in public schools (compared to the NJ state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Orange, NJ?
Orange, NJ public schools minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New Jersey public schools average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

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