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For the 2021 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 20,140 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 43% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Sussex County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Sussex County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Helen Morgan School Math: 71% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    100 Stanhope Road
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 729-5770

    Grades: 4-5 | 467 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Green Hills School Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    69 Mackerly Road
    Greendell, NJ 07839
    (973) 300-3800

    Grades: K-8 | 432 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Sparta Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    350 Main Street
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 729-3151

    Grades: 6-8 | 761 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Mohawk Avenue School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    18 Mohawk Avneue
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 729-1289

    Grades: 3 | 196 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Marian E. Mckeown Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    One School Road
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 383-5300

    Grades: K-6 | 277 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 Route 560
    Layton, NJ 07851
    (973) 948-4450

    Grades: K-6 | 141 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Stillwater Township School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    904 Stillwater Road
    Stillwater, NJ 07875
    (973) 383-6171

    Grades: PK-6 | 285 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Byram Lakes Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11 Mansfield Drive
    Stanhope, NJ 07874
    (973) 347-1047

    Grades: PK-4 | 440 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Hardyston Township Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    183 Wheatsworth Road
    Hamburg, NJ 07419
    (973) 823-7000

    Grades: 5-8 | 310 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Fredon Township School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    459 Route 94
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 383-4151

    Grades: PK-6 | 219 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Frankford Township School Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4 Pines Road
    Branchville, NJ 07826
    (973) 948-3727

    Grades: PK-8 | 519 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Lafayette Township School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    178 Beaver Run Road
    Lafayette, NJ 07848
    (973) 875-3344

    Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Byram Intermediate School Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    12 Mansfield Drive
    Stanhope, NJ 07874
    (973) 347-1047

    Grades: 5-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Montague Township School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    475 Route 206
    Montague, NJ 07827
    (973) 293-7131

    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Valley Road School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    24 Valley Road
    Stanhope, NJ 07874
    (973) 347-0008

    Grades: PK-8 | 322 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Glen Meadow Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7 Sammis Road
    Vernon, NJ 07462
    (973) 764-8981

    Grades: 6-8 | 705 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Hardyston Township Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    50 Route 23
    Franklin, NJ 07416
    (973) 823-7000

    Grades: PK-4 | 374 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Ogdensburg Borough School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Main Street
    Ogdensburg, NJ 07439
    (973) 827-7126

    Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Florence M. Burd Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    219 Newton Sparta Road, (andov
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 315-5257

    Grades: PK-4 | 244 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Lounsberry Hollow School Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 Sammis Road
    Vernon, NJ 07462
    (973) 764-8745

    Grades: 4-5 | 480 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Wantage Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    815 Route 23
    Sussex, NJ 07461
    (973) 875-4589

    Grades: 3-5 | 341 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Merriam Avenue School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    81 Merriam Avenue
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 383-7202

    Grades: PK-4 | 485 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Washington Avenue
    Franklin, NJ 07416
    (973) 827-9775

    Grades: PK-8 | 428 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Rolling Hills Primary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17 Sammis Road
    Vernon, NJ 07462
    (973) 764-2784

    Grades: 2-3 | 401 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Long Pond School Math: 46% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    707 Limecrest Rd, (andover Tow
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 315-5256

    Grades: 5-8 | 220 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Kittatinny Regional High School Math: 37% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    77 Halsey Road
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 383-1800

    Grades: 7-12 | 986 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Sparta High School Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    70 West Mountain Road
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 729-6191

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,094 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Sussex County Technology Charter School Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    385 N. Church Rd.
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 383-3250

    Grades: 6-8 | 213 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Sussex Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10 Loomis Avenue
    Sussex, NJ 07461
    (973) 875-4138

    Grades: 6-8 | 324 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Durban Avenue Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    616 Durban Avenue
    Hopatcong, NJ 07843
    (973) 398-8805

    Grades: 4-5 | 258 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Lenape Valley Regional High School Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    28 Sparta Road
    Stanhope, NJ 07874
    (973) 347-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 706 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Vernon Township High School Math: 27% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1832 Route 565
    Vernon, NJ 07462
    (973) 764-2960

    Grades: 9-12 | 998 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Hopatcong Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 David Road
    Hopatcong, NJ 07843
    (973) 398-8804

    Grades: 6-8 | 339 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Tulsa Trail Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2 Tulsa Trail
    Hopatcong, NJ 07843
    (973) 398-8806

    Grades: 2-3 | 255 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Hamburg School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 Linwood Avenue
    Hamburg, NJ 07419
    (973) 827-7570

    Grades: PK-8 | 238 students
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