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For the 2021 school year, there are 179 public schools serving 97,200 students in Union County, NJ. Union County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Union County, NJ are Academy For Allied Health Sciences, Academy For Information Technology and Union County Magnet High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Union County, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Union County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Best Union County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Academy For Allied Health Sciences Vocational School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1776 Raritan Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 889-8288

    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Academy For Information Technology Vocational School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1776 Raritan Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 889-8288

    Grades: 9-12 | 300 students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Union County Magnet High School Vocational School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1776 Raritan Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 889-8288

    Grades: 9-12 | 304 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Union County Technical Vocational School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1776 Raritan Rd
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 889-8288

    Grades: 9-12 | 447 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lincoln-hubbard Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    52 Woodland Ave
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 273-1333

    Grades: 1-5 | 309 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    900 St Marks Avenue
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4600

    Grades: 1-5 | 312 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    136 Blackburn Road
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 277-2613

    Grades: 1-5 | 347 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Brookside Place School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    700 Brookside Place
    Cranford, NJ 07016
    (908) 709-6244

    Grades: K-5 | 342 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    507 Morris Ave
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 273-0817

    Grades: 1-5 | 364 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Terence C. Reilly School # 7 Math: 78% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    436 First Avenue
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-6030

    Grades: 2-8 | 1,077 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    New Providence Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    35 Pioneer Drive
    New Providence, NJ 07974
    (908) 464-9161

    Grades: 7-8 | 386 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    700 Prospect St
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4590

    Grades: 1-5 | 590 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Mountain Park School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    55 Fairfax Dr
    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    (908) 464-1713

    Grades: 2-5 | 228 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Salt Brook School Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    40 Maple St
    New Providence, NJ 07974
    (908) 464-7100

    Grades: K-6 | 650 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Thomas P. Hughes School Math: 86% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    446 Snyder Ave
    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    (908) 464-1717

    Grades: 2-5 | 270 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    William F. Halloran School No.22 Math: 72% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    612 Pulaski Street
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
    (908) 436-4860

    Grades: 2-8 | 1,084 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    William Woodruff School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Briarwood Dr West
    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    (908) 464-1723

    Grades: 2-5 | 209 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Roosevelt Intermediate School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    301 Clark St
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4560

    Grades: 6-8 | 780 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Summit High School Math: 78% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    125 Kent Place Blvd
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 273-1494

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,192 student
  • Rank: #2020.
    Allen W. Roberts School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    80 Jones Dr
    New Providence, NJ 07974
    (908) 464-4707

    Grades: PK-6 | 707 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    272 Morris Ave
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 273-1190

    Grades: 6-8 | 923 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Academy For Performing Arts Vocational School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1776 Raritan Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 889-8288

    Grades: 9-12 | 224 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Brayton Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    89 Tulip Street
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 273-1276

    Grades: 1-5 | 367 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Deerfield Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    302 Central Avenue
    Mountainside, NJ 07092
    (908) 232-8828

    Grades: 3-8 | 490 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Howard B. Brunner Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    721 Westfield Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 889-2148

    Grades: PK-4 | 383 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1200 Boulevard
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4490

    Grades: 1-5 | 479 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Columbia Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    345 Plainfield Ave
    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    (908) 464-1600

    Grades: 6-8 | 566 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Livingston Avenue School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    75 Livingston Avenue
    Cranford, NJ 07016
    (908) 709-6248

    Grades: 3-5 | 260 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Orange Avenue School Math: 71% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    901 Orange Avenue
    Cranford, NJ 07016
    (908) 709-6257

    Grades: 3-8 | 766 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Terrill Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1301 Terrill Road
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 322-5215

    Grades: 5-8 | 830 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    New Providence High School Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    35 Pioneer Dr
    New Providence, NJ 07974
    (908) 464-4700

    Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    William J. Mcginn Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1100 Roosevelt Avenue
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 233-7950

    Grades: K-4 | 499 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Thomas Edison Intermediate School Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    800 Rahway Ave
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4470

    Grades: 6-8 | 840 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Westfield Senior High School Math: 62% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    550 Dorian Rd
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,913 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Park Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    580 Park Avenue
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 322-4445

    Grades: 5-8 | 906 students
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