Top 10 Best Trenton Public High Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public high schools serving 10,712 students in Trenton, NJ. The top ranked public high schools in Trenton, NJ are Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy, Robbinsville High School and Foundation Academy Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Trenton, NJ public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the New Jersey public high school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 50% statewide average). High schools in Trenton have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public high schools.
Trenton, NJ public high school have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is less than the New Jersey average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Robbinsville High School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New Jersey or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public high school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Top Trenton, NJ Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    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: #33.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    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: #66.
    Hamilton West-watson Math: 14% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2720 South Clinton Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 631-4168

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,243 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Hamilton North-nottingham Math: 15% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1055 Klockner Road
    Trenton, NJ 08619
    (609) 631-4161

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,258 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Trenton Central High School - Main Campus Math: 5% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    171 Division Street
    Trenton, NJ 08611
    (609) 278-7260

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,684 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Trenton Stem-to-civics Charter School Charter School
    Math: 2% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1555 Pennington Raod
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 619-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 396 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Trenton Central High School - West Campus Math: ≤1% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 West State St
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 656-4770

    Grades: 9-12 | 761 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Daylight/twilight High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 Edgewood Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 656-4850

    Grades: 9-12 | 345 students
  • Rank: #12-1812.- 18.
    Ann Klein Forensic Center Alternative School
    1610 Stuyvesant Ave
    Trenton, NJ 08625
    (609) 633-0883

    Grades: 12 | 1 student
  • Rank: #12-1812.- 18.
    Garden State Correctional Facility Alternative School
    Highbridge Road
    Trenton, NJ 08620
    (609) 298-6300

    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
  • Rank: #12-1812.- 18.
    Marie H Katzenbach High School Special Education School
    320 Sullivan Way
    Trenton, NJ 08625
    (609) 530-3130

    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
  • Rank: #12-1812.- 18.
    Mcvs Assunpink Center Vocational School
    1085 Old Trenton Road
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 586-5144

    Grades: 9-12 | 45 students
  • Rank: #12-1812.- 18.
    Mercer High School Special Education School
    1030 Old Trenton Road
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 588-8450

    Grades: 9-12 | 276 students
  • Rank: #12-1812.- 18.
    Project Teach - Mercer Alternative School
    1600 Stuyvesant Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 530-3390

    Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
  • Rank: #12-1812.- 18.
    Regional Day School Special Education School
    1070 Old Trenton Road
    Trenton, NJ 08690
    (609) 588-8456

    Grades: 10-12 | 1 student
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