Top 10 Best Sussex County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 19,177 students in Sussex County, NJ. Sussex County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Sussex County, NJ are Helen Morgan School, Green Hills School and Sparta Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sussex County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Sussex County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Sussex County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Helen Morgan School
Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Stanhope Road
Sparta, NJ 07871
(973) 729-5770
Grades: 4-5
| 442 students
Rank: #22.
Green Hills School
Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
69 Mackerly Road
Greendell, NJ 07839
(973) 300-3800
Grades: K-8
| 371 students
Rank: #33.
Sparta Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 Main Street
Sparta, NJ 07871
(973) 729-3151
Grades: 6-8
| 714 students
Rank: #44.
Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Route 560
Layton, NJ 07851
(973) 948-4450
Grades: K-6
| 116 students
Rank: #55.
Stillwater Township School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
904 Stillwater Road
Stillwater, NJ 07875
(973) 383-6171
Grades: PK-6
| 271 students
Rank: #66.
Marian E. Mckeown Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
One School Road
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 383-5300
Grades: PK-6
| 309 students
Rank: #77.
Byram Lakes Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11 Mansfield Drive
Stanhope, NJ 07874
(973) 347-1047
Grades: PK-4
| 453 students
Rank: #88.
Frankford Township School
Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4 Pines Road
Branchville, NJ 07826
(973) 948-3727
Grades: PK-8
| 479 students
Rank: #99.
Lafayette Township School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
178 Beaver Run Road
Lafayette, NJ 07848
(973) 875-3344
Grades: PK-8
| 194 students
Rank: #1010.
Frelinghuysen Township Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
780 Route 94
Newton, NJ 07860
(908) 362-6319
Grades: PK-6
| 130 students
Rank: #1111.
Mohawk Avenue School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18 Mohawk Avneue
Sparta, NJ 07871
(973) 729-1289
Grades: 3
| 206 students
Rank: #1212.
Long Pond School
Math: 57% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
707 Limecrest Rd, (andover Tow
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 315-5256
Grades: 5-8
| 207 students
Rank: #1313.
Valley Road School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
24 Valley Road
Stanhope, NJ 07874
(973) 347-0008
Grades: PK-8
| 302 students
Rank: #1414.
Hardyston Township Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
183 Wheatsworth Road
Hamburg, NJ 07419
(973) 823-7000
Grades: 5-8
| 274 students
Rank: #1515.
Fredon Township School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
459 Route 94
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 383-4151
Grades: PK-6
| 175 students
Rank: #1616.
Sparta High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
70 West Mountain Road
Sparta, NJ 07871
(973) 729-6191
Grades: 9-12
| 1,057 students
Rank: #1717.
Byram Intermediate School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12 Mansfield Drive
Stanhope, NJ 07874
(973) 347-1047
Grades: 5-8
| 359 students
Rank: #1818.
Kittatinny Regional High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
77 Halsey Road
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 383-1800
Grades: 7-12
| 843 students
Rank: #1919.
Glen Meadow Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7 Sammis Road
Vernon, NJ 07462
(973) 764-8981
Grades: 6-8
| 646 students
Rank: #2020.
Lenape Valley Regional High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
28 Sparta Road
Stanhope, NJ 07874
(973) 347-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 665 students
Rank: #2121.
Franklin Borough School
Math: 43% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
50 Washington Avenue
Franklin, NJ 07416
(973) 827-9775
Grades: PK-8
| 469 students
Rank: #2222.
Wantage Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Route 23
Sussex, NJ 07461
(973) 875-4589
Grades: 3-5
| 326 students
Rank: #2323.
Lounsberry Hollow School
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
30 Sammis Road
Vernon, NJ 07462
(973) 764-8745
Grades: 4-5
| 442 students
Rank: #2424.
Rolling Hills Primary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Sammis Road
Vernon, NJ 07462
(973) 764-2784
Grades: 2-3
| 386 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Hardyston Township Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Route 23
Franklin, NJ 07416
(973) 823-7000
Grades: PK-4
| 318 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Montague Township School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
475 Route 206
Montague, NJ 07827
(973) 293-7131
Grades: PK-8
| 247 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Florence M. Burd
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
219 Newton Sparta Road, (andov
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 315-5257
Grades: PK-4
| 229 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Merriam Avenue School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
81 Merriam Avenue
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 383-7202
Grades: PK-4
| 468 students
Rank: #2929.
High Point Regional High School District
Math: 41% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
299 Pidgeon Hill Road
Sussex, NJ 07461
(973) 875-3101
Grades: 9-12
| 841 students
Rank: #3030.
Vernon Township High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1832 Route 565
Vernon, NJ 07462
(973) 764-2960
Grades: 9-12
| 967 students
Rank: #3131.
Sussex County Technology Charter School
Charter School
Math: 34% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
385 N. Church Rd.
Sparta, NJ 07871
(973) 383-3250
Grades: 6-8
| 224 students
Rank: #3232.
Sussex Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Loomis Avenue
Sussex, NJ 07461
(973) 875-4138
Grades: 6-8
| 326 students
Rank: #3333.
Ogdensburg Borough School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Main Street
Ogdensburg, NJ 07439
(973) 827-7126
Grades: PK-8
| 254 students
Rank: #3434.
Newton High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
44 Ryerson Avenue
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 383-7573
Grades: 9-12
| 719 students
Rank: #3535.
Hamburg School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
30 Linwood Avenue
Hamburg, NJ 07419
(973) 827-7570
Grades: PK-8
| 210 students
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Sussex County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
55 Lackawanna Drive
Stanhope, NJ 07874
(973) 347-2553
Grades: K-2
| 360 students
452 Lakeside Blvd
Hopatcong, NJ 07843
(973) 398-8807
Grades: PK-1
| 275 students
19 Linden Avenue
Stanhope, NJ 07874
(973) 347-0008
Grades: K-1
| 88 students
19 Linden Ave
Stanhope, NJ 07874
(973) 448-2830
Grades: PK
| n/a students
135 Morris Turnpike
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 948-0354
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
625 Route 517
Vernon, NJ 07462
(973) 764-2801
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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