Top 10 Best Public Schools in New Jersey (2022)

The top ranked public schools in New Jersey state are listed below (2022).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in New Jersey is 44%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 57%.
The top ranked public schools in New Jersey are Bergen County Academies, School 28 and Academy For Allied Health Sciences. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Tenafly, Short Hills and Summit.

Top Ranked Public Schools in New Jersey (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Bergen County Academies
Vocational School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
200 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 343-6000
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
School 28
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
200 Presidential Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07522
(973) 321-0280
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Academy For Allied Health Sciences
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Academy For Information Technology
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Biotechnology High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
5000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 431-7942
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Communications High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1740 New Bedford Road
Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 681-1010
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
High Technology High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
(732) 842-8444
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Middlesex County Vocational Academy Math Science &engineering Techn
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
100 Technology Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 452-2600
Rank: #3 - 93. - 9.
Union County Magnet High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Academy Of Allied Health And Science
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2325 Heck Avenue
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 775-0058
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Hunterdon County Academies
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1445 State Route 31
Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 788-1119
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Middlesex County Vocational Academy Allied Health & Biomedical Science
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 8-12
1 Convery Boulevard
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
(732) 634-5858
Rank: #1313.
Bergen County Technical High School - Teterboro
Vocational School
Math: 91% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
504 Route 46 West
Teterboro, NJ 07608
(201) 343-6000
Rank: #1414.
Mendham Township Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-8
16 Washington Valley Road
Brookside, NJ 07926
(973) 543-2505
Rank: #1515.
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School
Math: 90% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 418-7617
Rank: #1616.
Academy For Mathematics Science And Engineering
Vocational School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
520 West Main Street
Rockaway, NJ 07866
(973) 664-2301
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Infinity Institute
Math: 87% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
193 Old Bergen Road
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-1404
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Marine Academy Of Science And Technology
Vocational School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
305 Mast Way
Highlands, NJ 07732
(732) 291-0995
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Cornelia F. Bradford School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
96 Sussex St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-6450
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Mendham Township Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
18 West Main Street
Brookside, NJ 07926
(973) 543-7107
Rank: #2121.
Markham Place
Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 94% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-8
95 Markham Place
Little Silver, NJ 07739
(732) 741-7112
Rank: #2222.
Union County Technical
Vocational School
Math: 86% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Lincoln-hubbard Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: 1-5
52 Woodland Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-1333
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Monmouth Junction Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
630 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
(732) 329-6981
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Princeton Charter School
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-0575
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Washington School
Math: 87% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5
71 Spring Street
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 376-3600
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Wyoming School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
55 Myrtle Ave
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 761-1619
Rank: #2828.
Morris County School Of Technology
Vocational School
Math: 85% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
400 East Main Street
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 627-4600
Rank: #2929.
Forrestdale School
Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
Grades: 4-8
60 Forrest Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-0383
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Clara E Coleman School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
100 Pinelynn Rd
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(201) 445-7700
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Glenwood School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
325 Taylor Road South
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-7576
Rank: #3232.
Henry B. Milnes Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
8-01 Phillip St
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 794-5550
Rank: #3333.
Brookside
Math: 85% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
Grades: 4-8
100 Brookside Ave
Allendale, NJ 07401
(201) 327-2020
Rank: #3434.
Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-9
150 Pierce Street
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 412-7643
Rank: #3535.
Hillside Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
340 Homans Avenue
Closter, NJ 07624
(201) 768-3860
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