Top 10 Best Trenton Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 71 public schools serving 34,973 students in Trenton, NJ (there are 25 private schools, serving 2,832 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Trenton, NJ are educated in public schools (compared to the NJ state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Trenton, NJ are Pond Road Middle School, Robbinsville High School and Sharon School. 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 15% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Trenton have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Best Trenton, NJ Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pond Road Middle School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 Pond Road
Trenton, NJ 08691
(609) 632-0940
Grades: 5-8
| 1,043 students
Rank: #22.
Robbinsville High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
155 Robbinsville Edinburg Rd
Trenton, NJ 08691
(609) 632-0950
Grades: 9-12
| 1,085 students
Rank: #33.
Sharon School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
234 Sharon Road
Trenton, NJ 08691
(609) 632-0960
Grades: PK-4
| 976 students
Rank: #44.
Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy
Vocational School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1085 Old Trenton Road
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-5144
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Rank: #55.
Hamilton East - Steinert
(Math: 27% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 Klockner Road
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 631-4150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,447 students
Rank: #66.
Morgan Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
38 Stamford Road
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 631-4160
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #77.
Emily C. Reynolds Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2145 Yardville Hamilton Sq
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 631-4162
Grades: 6-8
| 914 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Langtree Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2080 Whatley Road
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 631-4157
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Sayen Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3333 Nottingham Way
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 631-4164
Grades: K-5
| 260 students
Rank: #1010.
Hamilton North - Nottingham
(Math: 14% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1055 Klockner Road
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 631-4161
Grades: 9-12
| 985 students
Rank: #1111.
Pace Charter School Of Hamilton
Charter School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1949 Hamilton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 599-1212
Grades: K-8
| 436 students
Rank: #1212.
Hamilton West-watson
(Math: 16% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2720 South Clinton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 631-4168
Grades: 9-12
| 1,280 students
Rank: #1313.
Ewing High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Parkway Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 538-9800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,071 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
University Heights Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
645 Paxson Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 631-4167
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Yardville Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Yardville Allentown Rd
Trenton, NJ 08620
(609) 631-4170
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #1616.
Mercerville Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Regina Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 631-4159
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #1717.
Gilmore J Fisher Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1325 Lower Ferry Road
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 538-9800
Grades: 6-8
| 799 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Alexander Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Robert Frost Drive
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 631-4148
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Sunnybrae Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
166 Elton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08620
(609) 631-4166
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
Rank: #2020.
Richard C Crockett Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2631 Kuser Road
Trenton, NJ 08691
(609) 631-4149
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #2121.
Albert E Grice Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
901 Whitehorse Hamilton Sq
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 631-4152
Grades: 6-8
| 941 students
Rank: #2222.
Francis Lore Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13 Westwood Drive
Trenton, NJ 08628
(609) 538-9800
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
Rank: #2323.
Foundation Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
363 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 920-9200
Grades: K-12
| 1,070 students
Rank: #2424.
The Village Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Sullivan Way
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 695-0110
Grades: K-8
| 350 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Mcgalliard Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Arena Drive
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 631-4158
Grades: K-5
| 250 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Robinson Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
495 Gropp Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 631-4163
Grades: K-5
| 401 students
Rank: #2727.
International Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
105 Grand Street
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 394-3111
Grades: K-4
| 89 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Greenwood Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2069 Greenwood Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 631-4151
Grades: PK-5
| 236 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Klockner Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Klockner Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 631-4154
Grades: PK-5
| 234 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Yardville Heights Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3880 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08620
(609) 631-4171
Grades: K-5
| 261 students
Rank: #3131.
Parkway Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
446 Parkway Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 538-9800
Grades: PK-5
| 359 students
Rank: #3232.
Paul Robeson Charter School For The Humanities
Charter School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
643 Indiana Ave
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 394-7727
Grades: 3-8
| 434 students
Rank: #3333.
William L Antheil Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
339 Ewingville Road
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 538-9800
Grades: PK-5
| 679 students
Rank: #3434.
Trenton Stem-to-civics Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1555 Pennington Raod
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 619-2000
Grades: 6-12
| 605 students
Rank: #3535.
Kisthardt Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Harcourt Drive
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 631-4153
Grades: PK-5
| 231 students
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Trenton, New Jersey Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1085 Old Trenton Rd
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-5144
Grades: 9-12
| 178 students
Alfred Reed School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
11 Buttonwood Drive
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 771-4466
Grades: Inquire with school
| 155 students
1001 West State St.
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 989-2730
Grades: 6-8
| 432 students
501 Edgewood Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-4660
Grades: K-3
| 201 students
22 Grand St
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 393-9060
Grades: 9-12
| 304 students
Stuyvesant Ave
Trenton, NJ 08628
(609) 777-5754
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
Edison Prep (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
1212 Edgewood Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 777-3292
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
31 Chancery Ln
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-1444
Grades: 5-12
| 392 students
1610 Styyvesant Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 292-9300
Grades: 8-12
| 17 students
363 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-1300
Grades: K-9
| 546 students
461 Genessee St
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 656-4750
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
500 Perry Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 759-2005
Grades: K-6
| 692 students
1001 Spruce Street Suite 202
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 943-4932
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1 Whittlesey Road
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-4660
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
800 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 656-4810
Grades: 6-8
| 283 students
11 Buttonwood
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 883-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
1200 Old Trenton Rd
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-3550
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
872 Brunswick Ave
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 921-7698
Grades: 9-10
| 227 students
1440 Parkside Ave
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 434-4125
Grades: 7-12
| 29 students
Mercer Sip (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
87 Tremont Ave
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 695-0684
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
10 Quakerbridge Plaza
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 588-3681
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
222 South Warren St
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 292-0947
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1733 S. Broad St.
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 392-5563
Grades: 6-12
| 14 students
350 Cuyler Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08629
(609) 989-2765
Grades: PK-5
| 404 students
350 Cuyler Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08629
(609) 656-4920
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
1600 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 530-3390
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
915 Parkside Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-4930
Grades: PK
| 185 students
915 Parkside Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 564-4030
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1001 West State St
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-4770
Grades: 9-12
| 761 students
349 West State St
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 393-3220
Grades: K-8
| 537 students
White Horse School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
52 Lafayette Street
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 656-0223
Grades: Inquire with school
| 90 students
1001 Spruce Street Suite 202
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 943-4932
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1001 Spruce St
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 943-4932
Grades: 9-11
| 4 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Trenton, NJ?
The top ranked public schools in Trenton, NJ include Pond Road Middle School, Robbinsville High School and Sharon School.
How many public schools are located in Trenton, NJ?
71 public schools are located in Trenton, NJ.
What percentage of students in Trenton, NJ go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Trenton, NJ are educated in public schools (compared to the NJ state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Trenton, NJ?
Trenton, NJ public schools minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public schools average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

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