Top 10 Best Salem County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 10,833 students in Salem County, NJ. Salem County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Salem County, NJ are Oldmans Township School, Upper Pittsgrove School and Mary S. Shoemaker School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Salem County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Salem County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Salem County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Oldmans Township School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    10 Freed Road
    Pedricktown, NJ 08067
    (856) 299-4240

    Grades: PK-8 | 274 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Upper Pittsgrove School Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    235 Pine Tavern Road
    Monroeville, NJ 08343
    (856) 358-8163

    Grades: PK-8 | 336 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mary S. Shoemaker School Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Mary S Shoemaker School, 201
    Woodstown, NJ 08098
    (856) 769-0144

    Grades: 1-5 | 459 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Mannington Township Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    495 Route 45
    Salem, NJ 08079
    (856) 935-1078

    Grades: PK-8 | 152 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Penn Beach Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    96 Kansas Rd
    Pennsville, NJ 08070
    (856) 540-6200

    Grades: 4-5 | 285 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Woodstown High School Math: 41% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Woodstown High School, 140 Eas
    Woodstown, NJ 08098
    (856) 769-0144

    Grades: 9-12 | 593 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Elsinboro Township School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    631 Salem Fort Elfsborg Road
    Salem, NJ 08079
    (856) 935-3817

    Grades: K-8 | 126 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Woodstown Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Woodstown Middle School, 15 Li
    Woodstown, NJ 08098
    (856) 769-0144

    Grades: 6-8 | 266 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Olivet Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    235 Sheep Pen Road
    Elmer, NJ 08318
    (856) 358-2081

    Grades: 3-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lower Alloways Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    967 Main St Canton
    Salem, NJ 08079
    (856) 935-2707

    Grades: PK-8 | 163 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Pittsgrove Township Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1082 Almond Road
    Elmer, NJ 08318
    (856) 358-8529

    Grades: 6-8 | 388 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Alloway Township School Math: 48% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    43 Cedar St
    Alloway, NJ 08001
    (856) 935-1622

    Grades: PK-8 | 359 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Quinton Township School Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8 Robinson Street
    Quinton, NJ 08072
    (856) 935-2379

    Grades: PK-8 | 326 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Field Street School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    144 Field Street
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856) 299-0170

    Grades: 1-3 | 498 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Central Park Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    43 Oliver Ave
    Pennsville, NJ 08070
    (856) 540-6200

    Grades: 2-3 | 265 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Pennsville Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4 William Penn Avenue
    Pennsville, NJ 08070
    (856) 540-6200

    Grades: 6-8 | 420 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Arthur P Schalick High School Math: 28% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    718 Centerton Road
    Elmer, NJ 08318
    (856) 358-2054

    Grades: 9-12 | 551 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Salem County Career And Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    880 Route 45, Box 350
    Woodstown, NJ 08098
    (856) 769-0101

    Grades: 9-12 | 708 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Pennsville Memorial High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    110 S Broadway
    Pennsville, NJ 08070
    (856) 540-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 464 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Paul W Carleton Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    251 Maple Avenue
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856) 299-1706

    Grades: 4-5 | 340 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Penns Grove High School Math: 13% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    334 Harding Highway
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856) 299-6300

    Grades: 9-12 | 492 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Salem High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    219 Walnut St
    Salem, NJ 08079
    (856) 935-3900

    Grades: 9-12 | 334 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Penns Grove Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    351 Maple Avenue
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856) 299-0576

    Grades: 6-8 | 458 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Salem Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    51 New Market Street
    Salem, NJ 08079
    (856) 935-2700

    Grades: 3-8 | 381 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.
    Alternative Middle & High School Alternative School
    Salem Community College, David
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856) 935-7552

    Grades: 6-12 | 46 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.
    Daretown School Special Education School
    404 Daretown Road
    Elmer, NJ 08318
    (856) 358-2108

    Grades: K-12 | 29 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.207 Front Street
    Elmer, NJ 08318
    (856) 358-6761

    Grades: 1-2 | 233 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.
    John Fenwick Academy
    183 Smith Street
    Salem, NJ 08079
    (856) 935-4100

    Grades: PK-2 | 455 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.
    Lafayette - Pershing
    237 Shell Road
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856) 299-3230

    Grades: PK-K | 314 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.873 Gershal Avenue
    Elmer, NJ 08318
    (856) 358-3094

    Grades: PK-K | 114 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.
    Salem Campus Special Education School
    45 Cheney Road
    Woodstown, NJ 08098
    (856) 769-0101

    Grades: K-12 | 58 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.63 Mahoney Road
    Pennsville, NJ 08070
    (856) 540-6200

    Grades: PK-1 | 310 students
  • Rank: #25-3325.- 33.211 East Lake Road
    Woodstown, NJ 08098
    (856) 769-0144

    Grades: PK-K | 163 students
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