Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in New Jersey (2022-23)

Public elementary schools in New Jersey achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 57% (2022-23).
The public elementary schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in New Jersey is School 28 with ≥99%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in New Jersey (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
School 28
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥99%
Grades: PK-8
200 Presidential Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07522
(973) 321-0280
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Mendham Township Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: 5-8
16 Washington Valley Road
Brookside, NJ 07926
(973) 543-7107
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Sara M. Gilmore Academy
Math: 86% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: 1-8
1700 Kerrigan Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 348-5851
Rank: #44.
Infinity Institute
Math: 87% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 6-12
193 Old Bergen Road
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-1404
Rank: #55.
Terence C. Reilly School No 7
Math: 78% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 2-8
436 First Avenue
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-6030
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Briarcliff Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 6-8
93 Briarcliff Rd.
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
(973) 334-0342
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Markham Place School
Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 5-8
95 Markham Place
Little Silver, NJ 07739
(732) 741-7112
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
William F. Halloran School No.22
Math: 72% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 2-8
612 Pulaski Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-4860
Rank: #99.
Upper School
Math: 80% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 3-8
143 Charlotte Pl
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
(201) 567-7292
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Alpine Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: K-8
500 Hillside Avenue
Alpine, NJ 07620
(201) 768-8255
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Cornelia F. Bradford School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: PK-5
96 Sussex St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-6450
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Johnstone Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 5-8
165 S Brewster Rd
Vineland, NJ 08361
(856) 794-6967
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Lincoln-hubbard Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 1-5
52 Woodland Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-1333
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Mendham Township Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: PK-4
18 West Main Street
Brookside, NJ 07926
(973) 543-7107
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Monmouth Junction Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: PK-5
630 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
(732) 329-6981
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Riverview Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: K-5
33 St Marys Place
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 983-6545
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Sea Girt Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: PK-8
451 Bell Place
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
(732) 449-3422
Rank: #10 - 1810. - 18.
Wyoming School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: K-4
55 Myrtle Ave
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 761-1619
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Brookside School
Math: 85% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: 4-8
100 Brookside Avenue
Allendale, NJ 07401
(201) 327-2020
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Forrestdale School
Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: 4-8
60 Forrest Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-0383
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Gould/mountain Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: 4-6
132 Gould Ave
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 712-4400
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: K-12
150 Pierce Street
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 412-7643
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Washington School
Math: 87% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: 5
71 Spring Street
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 218-7500
Rank: #2424.
Academy I
Math: 82% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 6-8
209 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-6500
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Hillside Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: PK-4
340 Homans Avenue
Closter, NJ 07624
(201) 768-3860
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Princeton Charter School
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: K-8
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-0575
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Demarest Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 5-8
568 Piermont Rd
Demarest, NJ 07627
(201) 768-6060
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 1-5
136 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 277-2613
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Glen Rock Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 6-8
600 Harristown Road
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(201) 445-7700
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Ridge Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: K-5
325 West Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 670-2740
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 1-5
507 Morris Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-0817
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Wildwood Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: K-5
51 Glen Rd.
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
(973) 334-3609
Rank: #27 - 3327. - 33.
Woodcliff Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 6-8
134 Woodcliff Ave
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
(201) 930-5600
Rank: #34 - 3934. - 39.
Branchburg Central Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 6-8
220 Baird Road
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 526-1415
Rank: #34 - 3934. - 39.
Charles Dewolf Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 5-8
275 Old Tappan Rd
Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 664-1475
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