Top 10 Best Salem County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 10,765 students in Salem County, NJ (there are 1 private school, serving 46 private students). 100% of all K-12 students in Salem County, NJ are educated in public schools compared to the NJ state average of 87%. 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 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Salem County Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 282 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
| 305 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
| 470 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
| 169 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
| 305 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
| 579 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
| 112 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
| 278 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: 2-4
| 359 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: 5-8
| 480 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
| 297 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
| 260 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
| 514 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
| 271 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
| 439 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
| 491 students
Rank: #1818.
Salem County Career And Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 26% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
880 Route 45
Woodstown, NJ 08098
(856) 769-0101
Grades: 9-12
| 687 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
| 438 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
| 333 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
| 535 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
| 383 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
| 531 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
| 429 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative Middle & High School
Alternative School
Salem Community College, David
Penns Grove, NJ 08069
(856) 935-7552
Grades: 6-12
| 25 students
Rank: n/an/a
Creativity Colaboratory Charter School
Charter School
457 Shirley Road
Elmer, NJ 08318
(856) 358-2472
Grades: 5-8
| 145 students
Rank: n/an/a
Daretown School
Special Education School
404 Daretown Road
Elmer, NJ 08318
(856) 358-2108
Grades: PK-12
| 35 students
Rank: n/an/a
207 Front Street
Elmer, NJ 08318
(856) 358-6761
Grades: K-1
| 231 students
Rank: n/an/a
John Fenwick Academy
183 Smith Street
Salem, NJ 08079
(856) 935-4100
Grades: PK-2
| 368 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lafayette - Pershing
237 Shell Road
Penns Grove, NJ 08069
(856) 299-3230
Grades: PK-K
| 280 students
Rank: n/an/a
873 Gershal Avenue
Elmer, NJ 08318
(856) 358-3094
Grades: PK
| 106 students
Rank: n/an/a
Salem Campus
Special Education School
45 Cheney Road
Woodstown, NJ 08098
(856) 769-0101
Grades: K-12
| 44 students
Rank: n/an/a
63 Mahoney Road
Pennsville, NJ 08070
(856) 540-6200
Grades: PK-1
| 338 students
211 East Lake Road
Woodstown, NJ 08098
(856) 769-0144
Grades: PK-K
| 83 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Salem County, NJ

Salem County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
207 Front St
Elmer, NJ 08318
(856) 358-6761
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
35 Cheney Rd
Woodstown, NJ 08098
(856) 769-0101
Grades: K-12
| 24 students
10 Freed Road
Pedricktown, NJ 08067
(856) 299-4240
Grades: K-8
| 244 students

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