Top 10 Best Union County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 184 public schools serving 100,113 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 6/10, which is in the top 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Union County Public Schools (2022)

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
| 305 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
| 284 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
| 297 students
Rank: #44.
Union County Tech
Vocational School
Math: 86% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Grades: 9-12
| 498 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
| 326 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
| 285 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
| 329 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
| 366 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
| 335 students
Rank: #1010.
Terence C. Reilly School No 7
Math: 78% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
436 First Avenue
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-6030
Grades: 2-8
| 1,112 students
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
| 397 students
Rank: #1212.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 Prospect Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 789-4590
Grades: 1-5
| 545 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
| 243 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
| 641 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
| 264 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
| 1,055 students
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
| 180 students
Rank: #1818.
Roosevelt Intermediate School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 Clark Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 789-4560
Grades: 6-8
| 684 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
| 1,152 students
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
| 673 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
| 942 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
| 226 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
| 316 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
| 461 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
| 369 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
| 470 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
| 544 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
| 722 students
Rank: #3030.
Warren Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Old Stirling Road
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 753-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 544 students
Rank: #3131.
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
| 837 students
Rank: #3232.
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
| 643 students
Rank: #3333.
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
| 460 students
Rank: #3434.
Thomas Edison Intermediate School
Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 789-4470
Grades: 6-8
| 797 students
Rank: #3535.
Westfield Senior High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
550 Dorian Road
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 789-4500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,864 students
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Union County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1200 Myrtle Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 731-4270
Grades: 8-12
| 67 students
Bi Plainfield (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
221 Park Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 755-8760
Grades: 6-12
| 3 students
208 Commerce Place 2nd Floor
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 282-1001
Grades: 6-12
| 6 students
Centennial High School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
728 Westfield Ave.
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 654-8558
Grades: Inquire with school
| 35 students
1225 South Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 753-0030
Grades: K-8
| 403 students
150 New Providence Rd
Summit, NJ 07902
(908) 233-3720
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1231 Burnett Ave
Union, NJ 07083
(908) 810-1501
Grades: PK-12
| 71 students
Devel L C-kenilworth (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
Harding School
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
(908) 497-0355
Grades: Inquire with school
| 30 students
Us Rte 1 At Rahway Ave
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 499-5021
Grades: 10-12
| 5 students
S.springfield Ave
Springfield, NJ 07081
(973) 376-1025
Grades: 6-8
| 478 students
Elizabeth Day (Closed 2014)
Alternative School
208 Commerce St
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 965-2642
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
232 Front St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 756-3500
Grades: 6-7
| n/a students
Union Co Courthouse Garage 2n
Elizabeth, NJ 07207
(908) 527-4922
Grades: 7-12
| 35 students
1231 Burnet Ave
Union, NJ 07083
(908) 851-6567
Grades: 5
| 273 students
650 Bayway Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6270
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
436 First Ave
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-6030
Grades: 6-8
| 383 students
300 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6340
Grades: 6-8
| 378 students
34 Wilson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,479 students
Union Co Jdc (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
1075 Edward Street
Linden, NJ 07036
(908) 523-1590
Grades: 8-11
| 34 students
655 Livingston St
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 994-7167
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
500 East St
Garwood, NJ 07027
(908) 789-0165
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
730 Central Street
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4290
Grades: K-5
| 213 students

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