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For the 2021 school year, there are 153 public schools serving 83,270 students in Passaic County, NJ. Passaic County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Passaic County, NJ are School 28, Peter Cooper School and Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Passaic County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Passaic County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Passaic County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    School 28 Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    200 Presidential Boulevard
    Paterson, NJ 07522
    (973) 321-0280

    Grades: PK-8 | 506 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Peter Cooper School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    54 Roger Court
    Ringwood, NJ 07456
    (973) 835-5844

    Grades: PK-3 | 267 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    40 Geoffrey Way
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3150

    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Little Falls Township Public School # 3 Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Little Falls School # 3, 560 M
    Little Falls, NJ 07424
    (973) 256-1034

    Grades: 3-4 | 167 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Little Falls Township Public School # 1 Math: 64% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Little Falls School # 1, 32 St
    Little Falls, NJ 07424
    (973) 256-1033

    Grades: 5-8 | 402 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Anthony Wayne Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 Garside Avenue
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 389-2120

    Grades: 6-8 | 631 students
  • Rank: #77.
    George Washington Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    68 Lenox Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3140

    Grades: 6-8 | 536 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Classical Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20 Valley Road
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973) 278-7707

    Grades: 6-8 | 118 students
  • Rank: #99.
    School #8 Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    41 Oak Street
    Clifton, NJ 07014
    (973) 470-2392

    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Schuyler-colfax Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1500 Hamburg Turnpike
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3130

    Grades: 6-8 | 749 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Packanack Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    190 Oakwood Drive
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3170

    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    James Fallon Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    51 Clifford Drive
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3125

    Grades: K-5 | 382 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Lakeside School Math: 54% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    316 Lakeside Avenue
    Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
    (973) 835-2221

    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Wanaque Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    First Street
    Wanaque, NJ 07465
    (973) 835-8200

    Grades: PK-8 | 503 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Wayne Hills High School Math: 56% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    272 Berdan Avenue
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 317-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,322 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    School #9 Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    25 Brighton Road
    Clifton, NJ 07012
    (973) 470-2396

    Grades: PK-5 | 332 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Wayne Valley High School Math: 50% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    551 Valley Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 317-2200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,312 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Robert Erskine School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    88 Erskine Road
    Ringwood, NJ 07456
    (973) 962-7026

    Grades: K-3 | 229 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Eleanor G. Hewitt Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    266 Sloatsburg Road
    Ringwood, NJ 07456
    (973) 962-7015

    Grades: 4-5 | 251 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Martin J. Ryerson School Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    130 Valley Road
    Ringwood, NJ 07456
    (973) 962-7063

    Grades: 6-8 | 435 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Maple Road Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    36 Maple Road
    West Milford, NJ 07480
    (973) 697-3606

    Grades: PK-6 | 305 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Lincoln School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    40 Mill Street
    Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
    (973) 835-1910

    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    233 Goffle Hill Road
    Hawthorne, NJ 07507
    (973) 423-6480

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Haskell Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    973 Ringwood Avenue
    Haskell, NJ 07420
    (973) 835-8200

    Grades: PK-8 | 411 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Lafayette Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Laauwe Avenue
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3165

    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    School #16 Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    755 Grove Street
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973) 470-2420

    Grades: K-5 | 232 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Pompton Lakes High School Math: 47% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    44 Lakeside Avenue
    Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
    (973) 835-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 626 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Theunis Dey Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    55 Webster Drive
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3155

    Grades: PK-5 | 431 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Alexander Hamilton Academy Math: 51% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11 27 16th Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0320

    Grades: K-8 | 552 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Marshall Hill Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    210 Marshall Hill Road
    West Milford, NJ 07480
    (973) 728-3430

    Grades: K-6 | 254 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    School 1 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 East 32nd Street
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (973) 321-0490

    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Westbrook Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    55 Nosenzo Pond Road
    West Milford, NJ 07480
    (973) 697-5700

    Grades: K-6 | 316 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Memorial Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    201 Squaw Brook Rd.
    Haledon, NJ 07508
    (973) 427-8993

    Grades: PK-4 | 363 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Lakeland Regional High School Math: 45% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    205 Conklintown Road
    Wanaque, NJ 07465
    (973) 835-1900

    Grades: 9-12 | 911 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Pines Lake Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    511 Pines Lake Drive
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 633-3175

    Grades: K-5 | 367 students
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