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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,129 students in Orange, NJ. Orange has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Orange, NJ are Forest Street Elementary School, Heywood Avenue Elementary School and Rosa Parks/central Community 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 28% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 57% 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 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Orange, NJ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Forest Street Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    651 Forest St
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4120

    Grades: PK-7 | 382 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Heywood Avenue Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    421 Heywood Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4105

    Grades: PK-7 | 364 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Rosa Parks/central Community School Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    369 Main Street
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4000

    Grades: PK-7 | 980 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Orange Preparatory Academy Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Central Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4135

    Grades: 8-9 | 559 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lincoln Avenue Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    216 Lincoln Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4130

    Grades: PK-7 | 708 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Cleveland Street Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    355 Cleveland St
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4100

    Grades: PK-7 | 292 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Park Avenue Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    231 Park Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4124

    Grades: PK-8 | 455 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Oakwood Avenue Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    135 Oakwood Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4095

    Grades: PK-7 | 234 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Orange High School Math: 14% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Lincoln Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4050

    Grades: 9-12 | 960 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Career And Innovation Academy Of Orange Alternative School
    123 Cleveland Street
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 673-0746

    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.397 Park Avenue
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4000

    Grades: PK | 173 students
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