Top 10 Best Paterson Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 54 public schools serving 26,684 students in Paterson, NJ (there are 9 private schools, serving 1,001 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Paterson, NJ are educated in public schools compared to the NJ state average of 87%. Paterson has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Paterson, NJ are School 28, Alexander Hamilton Academy and School 1. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Paterson, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Paterson have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Paterson, NJ Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 466 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 525 students
Rank: #33.
School 1
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 East 32nd Street
Paterson, NJ 07514
(973) 321-0490
Grades: K-5
| 234 students
Rank: #44.
School 19
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
31 James Street
Paterson, NJ 07502
(973) 321-0190
Grades: K-4
| 360 students
Rank: #55.
Norman S. Weir
Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
152 College Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 321-0750
Grades: K-8
| 292 students
Rank: #66.
John P. Holland Charter School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
190 Oliver Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 345-2212
Grades: PK-8
| 548 students
Rank: #77.
Charles J. Riley School 9
Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Timothy Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
(973) 321-0090
Grades: PK-8
| 736 students
Rank: #88.
School 27
Math: 33% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Richmond Ave
Paterson, NJ 07502
(973) 321-0270
Grades: PK-5
| 633 students
Rank: #99.
School 5
Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
430 Totowa Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07502
(973) 321-0050
Grades: K-5
| 744 students
Rank: #1010.
Paterson Charter School For Science/technology
Charter School
Math: 25% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
196 West Railway Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07503
(973) 247-0600
Grades: K-12
| 1,529 students
Rank: #1111.
School 29
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
88 Danforth Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0290
Grades: K-4
| 311 students
Rank: #1212.
Community Charter School Of Paterson
Charter School
Math: 24% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Spruce St
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 413-2057
Grades: K-8
| 884 students
Rank: #1313.
Roberto Clemente
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
434 Rosa Parks Blvd
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0340
Grades: K-5
| 301 students
Rank: #1414.
School 24
Math: 23% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Nineteenth Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07513
(973) 321-0160
Grades: PK-8
| 712 students
Rank: #1515.
School 7
Math: 20% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
106 Ramsey Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0070
Grades: 5-8
| 225 students
Rank: #1616.
School 25
Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
287 Trenton Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07503
(973) 321-0250
Grades: PK-8
| 596 students
Rank: #1717.
School 18
Math: 18% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
51 E 18th Street
Paterson, NJ 07524
(973) 321-0180
Grades: 1-8
| 740 students
Rank: #1818.
School 2
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
22 Passaic Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0020
Grades: K-8
| 491 students
Rank: #1919.
Dr. Hani Awadallah School
Math: 21% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Marshall Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
(973) 321-1000
Grades: PK-8
| 598 students
Rank: #2020.
Don Bosco Academy
Math: 18% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
764 11th Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07514
(973) 321-0580
Grades: 6-8
| 833 students
Rank: #2121.
School 3
Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
448 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0030
Grades: K-8
| 329 students
Rank: #2222.
School 16
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11 22nd Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07513
(973) 321-1000
Grades: PK-8
| 850 students
Rank: #2323.
International High School
Math: 7% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Grand Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-2280
Grades: 9-12
| 481 students
Rank: #2424.
Garrett Morgan Academy
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Grand Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-2540
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #2525.
New Roberto Clemente
Math: 12% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
482-506 Market Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0240
Grades: 6-8
| 471 students
Rank: #2626.
School Of Health Science
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5-7 Colt St
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 321-0560
Grades: 9-12
| 298 students
Rank: #2727.
School 26
Math: 16% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1 East 32nd Street
Paterson, NJ 07514
(973) 321-0260
Grades: PK-8
| 522 students
Rank: #2828.
School 13
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
690 East 23rd St
Paterson, NJ 07504
(973) 321-0130
Grades: K-8
| 536 students
Rank: #2929.
School 8
Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Chadwick Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
(973) 321-0080
Grades: K-8
| 461 students
Rank: #3030.
Young Men's Academy
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Smith Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-1000
Grades: 3-8
| 73 students
Rank: #3131.
School 15
Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
98 Oak Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0150
Grades: PK-5
| 519 students
Rank: #3232.
School Of Earth And Space Science
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Memorial Drive
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 321-2290
Grades: 9-12
| 215 students
Rank: #3333.
School 20
Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 East 37th Street
Paterson, NJ 07504
(973) 321-0200
Grades: K-8
| 431 students
Rank: #3434.
Senator Frank Lautenberg School
Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
137 Carroll Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 321-0060
Grades: K-8
| 626 students
Rank: #3535.
School Of Science Technology Engineering And Mathematics
Math: 5% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
61-127 Preakness Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07502
(973) 321-0500
Grades: 9-12
| 625 students
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Paterson, New Jersey Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
61 127 Preakness Ave
Paterson, NJ 07522
(973) 321-0500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,058 students
112 N. Fifth Street
Paterson, NJ 07522
(973) 321-0170
Grades: 2-4
| 151 students
Passaic Trans (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
219 Ellison St
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 825-7040
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2 East 40th Street
Paterson, NJ 07514
(973) 684-6591
Grades: K-4
| 304 students
Paterson Flip (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
1 West Broadway
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 523-1200
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
522 Union Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07522
(973) 321-0140
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
112 N 5th Street
Paterson, NJ 07522
(973) 321-2520
Grades: K-4
| n/a students

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