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For the 2021 school year, there are 71 public schools serving 33,572 students in Trenton, NJ. Trenton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Trenton, NJ are Yardville Elementary School, Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy and Pace Charter School Of Hamilton. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Trenton, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Trenton have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Trenton, NJ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Yardville Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    450 Yardville Allentown Rd
    Trenton, NJ 08620
    (609) 631-4170

    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy Vocational School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1085 Old Trenton Road
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 586-5144

    Grades: 9-12 | 112 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Pace Charter School Of Hamilton Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1949 Hamilton Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08619
    (609) 587-2288

    Grades: K-6 | 295 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Pond Road Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    150 Pond Road
    Trenton, NJ 08691
    (609) 632-0940

    Grades: 5-8 | 1,049 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Langtree Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2080 Whatley Road
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 631-4157

    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Sharon School Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    234 Sharon Road
    Trenton, NJ 08691
    (609) 632-0960

    Grades: PK-4 | 1,116 student
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Alexander Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    20 Robert Frost Drive
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 631-4148

    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Yardville Heights Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3880 South Broad Street
    Trenton, NJ 08620
    (609) 631-4171

    Grades: PK-5 | 258 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Mercerville Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    60 Regina Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08619
    (609) 631-4159

    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    University Heights Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    645 Paxson Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 631-4167

    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Morgan Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    38 Stamford Road
    Trenton, NJ 08619
    (609) 631-4160

    Grades: PK-5 | 316 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Robbinsville High School Math: 41% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    155 Robbinsville Edinburg Rd
    Trenton, NJ 08691
    (609) 632-0950

    Grades: 9-12 | 989 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Mcgalliard Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1600 Arena Drive
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 631-4158

    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Foundation Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    363 West State Street
    Trenton, NJ 08608
    (609) 920-9200

    Grades: K-12 | 1,036 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Sayen Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3333 Nottingham Way
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 631-4164

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Emily C Reynolds Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2145 Yardville Hamilton Sq
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 631-4162

    Grades: 6-8 | 906 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Robinson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    495 Gropp Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 631-4163

    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Wl Antheil Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    339 Ewingville Road
    Trenton, NJ 08638
    (609) 538-9800

    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Greenwood Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2069 Greenwood Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08609
    (609) 631-4151

    Grades: PK-5 | 237 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Sunnybrae Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    166 Elton Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08620
    (609) 631-4166

    Grades: PK-5 | 313 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    The Village Charter School Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 Sullivan Way
    Trenton, NJ 08638
    (609) 695-0110

    Grades: K-8 | 359 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Gilmore J Fisher Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1325 Lower Ferry Road
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 538-9800

    Grades: 6-8 | 747 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Richard C Crockett Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2631 Kuser Road
    Trenton, NJ 08691
    (609) 631-4149

    Grades: 6-8 | 800 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Francis Lore Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    13 Westwood Drive
    Trenton, NJ 08628
    (609) 538-9800

    Grades: PK-5 | 580 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Albert E Grice Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    901 Whitehorse Hamilton Sq
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 631-4152

    Grades: 6-8 | 881 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Parkway Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    446 Parkway Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 538-9800

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Kisthardt Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    215 Harcourt Drive
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 631-4153

    Grades: PK-5 | 214 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Hamilton East - Steinert Math: 22% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2900 Klockner Road
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 631-4150

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,255 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Paul Robeson Charter School For The Humanities Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    643 Indiana Ave
    Trenton, NJ 08638
    (609) 394-7727

    Grades: 4-8 | 380 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Lalor Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    25 Barnt Deklyn Road
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 631-4156

    Grades: PK-5 | 240 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Parker Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    820 S Warren St
    Trenton, NJ 08611
    (609) 656-4880

    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    George E. Wilson Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 Park Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 631-4169

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Ewing High School Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 Parkway Ave
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 538-9800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,118 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Mott Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    45 Stokely Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08611
    (609) 656-4830

    Grades: K-5 | 385 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 William Street
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 656-4720

    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
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