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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,158 students in Princeton, NJ. Princeton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Princeton, NJ are Princeton Charter School, Johnson Park School and John Witherspoon Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Princeton, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Princeton have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Princeton, NJ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Princeton Charter School Charter School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    100 Bunn Drive
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 924-0575

    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Johnson Park School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    285 Rosedale Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 806-4240

    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
  • Rank: #33.
    John Witherspoon Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    217 Walnut Lane
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 806-4270

    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Littlebrook School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    39 Magnolia Lane
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 806-4250

    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Riverside School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    58 Riverside Drive
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 806-4260

    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Princeton High School Math: 48% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    151 Moore Street
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 806-4280

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,610 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Community Park School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    372 Witherspoon Street
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 806-4230

    Grades: PK-5 | 376 students
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