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  • The top ranked public schools in New Jersey state are listed below (2018-19).
  • Overall school rank is based on a school's combined Math and Reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • The top ranked public school in New Jersey is Union County Magnet High School.

Top Ranked Public Schools in New Jersey (2018-19)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Scotch Plains1.
    Union County Magnet High SchoolVocational School
    Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: GE99% (Top 1%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: GE99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121776 Raritan Road
    Scotch PlainsNJ 07076
    (908)889-8288

  • Scotch Plains2.
    Academy For Information TechnologyVocational School
    Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121776 Raritan Road
    Scotch PlainsNJ 07076
    (908)889-8288

  • Paterson3.-4.
    School 28
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-8200 Presidential Boulevard
    PatersonNJ 07522
    (973)321-0280

  • Scotch Plains3.-4.
    Academy For Allied Health SciencesVocational School
    Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121776 Raritan Road
    Scotch PlainsNJ 07076
    (908)889-8288

  • Edison5.Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: GE95% (Top 1%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12100 Technology Drive
    EdisonNJ 08837
    (732)452-2600

  • Somerset6.Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-792 Cortelyous Lane
    SomersetNJ 08873
    (732)412-7643

  • Lincroft7.
    High Technology High SchoolVocational School
    Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12765 Newman Springs Road, Po Bo
    LincroftNJ 07738
    (732)842-8444

  • Jersey City8.Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: GE99% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: GE99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12123 Coles Street
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201)418-7617

  • Mahwah9.Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: GE95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-320 Malcolm Rd
    MahwahNJ 07430
    (201)762-2250

  • Manahawkin10.Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12195 Cedar Bridge Road
    ManahawkinNJ 08050
    (609)978-8439

  • Freehold11.
    Biotechnology High SchoolVocational School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-125000 Kozloski Road, P O Box 5
    FreeholdNJ 07728
    (732)431-7942

  • Summit12.-13.Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-552 Woodland Ave
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)273-1333

  • Neptune12.-13.
    Academy Of Allied Health And ScienceVocational School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122325 Heck Avenue
    NeptuneNJ 07753
    (732)775-0058

  • Highlands14.-15.
    Marine Academy Of Science And TechnologyVocational School
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12305 Mast Way
    HighlandsNJ 07732
    (732)291-0995

  • Hackensack14.-15.
    Bergen County Academies High SchoolVocational School
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12200 Hackensack Avenue
    HackensackNJ 07601
    (201)343-6000

  • Brookside16.Math: 88% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 88% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-816 Washington Valley Road, Po
    BrooksideNJ 07926
    (973)543-2505

  • Caldwell17.Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-335 Hamilton Dr East
    CaldwellNJ 07006
    (973)712-4400

  • Mountain Lakes18.Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-551 Glen Rd.
    Mountain LakesNJ 07046
    (973)334-3609

  • Princeton19.-20.
    Princeton Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-8100 Bunn Drive
    PrincetonNJ 08540
    (609)924-0575

  • Woodbridge19.-20.Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: GE99% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: GE99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 8-121 Convery Boulevard
    WoodbridgeNJ 07095
    (732)634-5858

  • Chatham21.-23.Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-316 Milton Avenue
    ChathamNJ 07928
    (973)457-2508

  • Essex Fells21.-23.Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6102 Hawthorne Rd
    Essex FellsNJ 07021
    (973)226-0505

  • Rumson21.-23.Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-350 Blackpoint Road
    RumsonNJ 07760
    (732)842-0330

  • Short Hills24.-25.
    Glenwood School
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5325 Taylor Road South
    Short HillsNJ 07078
    (973)379-7576

  • Jersey City24.-25.
    Infinity Institute
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-12193 Old Bergen Road
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-1404

  • Basking Ridge26.Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5111 Hansom Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)470-1600

  • Mountain Lakes27.-29.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-893 Briarcliff Rd.
    Mountain LakesNJ 07046
    (973)334-0342

  • Ridgewood27.-29.Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5340 Bogert Ave
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201)670-2760

  • Wyckoff27.-29.Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5420 Grandview Ave
    WyckoffNJ 07481
    (201)848-5710

  • Elizabethport30.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 2-8436 First Avenue
    ElizabethportNJ 07206
    (908)436-6030

  • Brookside31.-32.Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-418 West Main Street, Po Box 51
    BrooksideNJ 07926
    (973)543-7107

  • Spring Lake31.-32.Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-8411 Tuttle Ave
    Spring LakeNJ 07762
    (732)449-6380

  • Summit33.Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-5136 Blackburn Road
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)277-2613

  • Ridgewood34.-35.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5531 Stevens Avenue
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201)670-2720

  • Belmar34.-35.
    Communications High SchoolVocational School
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121740 New Bedford Road
    BelmarNJ 07719
    (732)681-1010

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