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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,363 students in South Plainfield, NJ. South Plainfield has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in South Plainfield, NJ are John E Riley Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School and John F Kennedy Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Plainfield, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in South Plainfield have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top South Plainfield, NJ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    John E Riley Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    100 Morris Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: PK-4 | 328 students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    135 Jackson Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: PK-4 | 412 students
  • Rank: #33.
    John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2900 Norwood Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: PK-4 | 273 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1000 Franklin Ave
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: PK-4 | 240 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Grant Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    305 Cromwell Place
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: 5-6 | 521 students
  • Rank: #66.
    South Plainfield Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2201 Plainfield Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: 7-8 | 560 students
  • Rank: #77.
    South Plainfield High School Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Lake Street
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,029 student
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