Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in New Jersey (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in New Jersey state are listed below (2021).
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 School 28, Mendham Township Middle School and Infinity Institute. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Tenafly, Short Hills and Summit.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in New Jersey (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    School 28Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-8200 Presidential Boulevard
    PatersonNJ 07522
    (973) 321-0280

  • Rank: #22.
    Mendham Township Middle SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-816 Washington Valley Road
    BrooksideNJ 07926
    (973) 543-2505

  • Rank: #33.
    Infinity InstituteMath: 87% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-12193 Old Bergen Road
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201) 915-1404

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Cornelia F. Bradford SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-596 Sussex St
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201) 915-6450

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Mendham Township Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-418 West Main Street
    BrooksideNJ 07926
    (973) 543-7107

  • Rank: #66.
    Markham PlaceMath: 90% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 5%) Reading: 94% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 5-895 Markham Place
    Little SilverNJ 07739
    (732) 741-7112

  • Rank: #7-117.- 11.
    Lincoln-hubbard Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-552 Woodland Ave
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908) 273-1333

  • Rank: #7-117.- 11.
    Monmouth Junction Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5630 Ridge Road
    Monmouth JunctionNJ 08852
    (732) 329-6981

  • Rank: #7-117.- 11.
    Princeton Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-8100 Bunn Drive
    PrincetonNJ 08540
    (609) 924-0575

  • Rank: #7-117.- 11.
    Washington SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 571 Spring Street
    MillburnNJ 07041
    (973) 376-3600

  • Rank: #7-117.- 11.
    Wyoming SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-455 Myrtle Ave
    MillburnNJ 07041
    (973) 761-1619

  • Rank: #1212.
    Forrestdale SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 4-860 Forrest Avenue
    RumsonNJ 07760
    (732) 842-0383

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Clara E Coleman SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5100 Pinelynn Rd
    Glen RockNJ 07452
    (201) 445-7700

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Glenwood SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4325 Taylor Road South
    Short HillsNJ 07078
    (973) 379-7576

  • Rank: #1515.
    Henry B. Milnes Elementary SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-58-01 Phillip St
    Fair LawnNJ 07410
    (201) 794-5550

  • Rank: #1616.
    BrooksideMath: 85% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 4-8100 Brookside Ave
    AllendaleNJ 07401
    (201) 327-2020

  • Rank: #1717.
    Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-9150 Pierce Street
    SomersetNJ 08873
    (732) 412-7643

  • Rank: #1818.
    Hillside Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-4340 Homans Avenue
    ClosterNJ 07624
    (201) 768-3860

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    George C. Baker Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-3139 W Maple Ave
    MoorestownNJ 08057
    (856) 778-6630

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Hartshorn SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4400 Hartshorn Drive
    Short HillsNJ 07078
    (973) 379-7550

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Milltown Primary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-4611 Milltown Road
    BridgewaterNJ 08807
    (908) 927-9510

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    South Valley Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-3210 S Stanwick Rd
    MoorestownNJ 08057
    (856) 778-6640

  • Rank: #19-2319.- 23.
    Washington Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-5900 St Marks Avenue
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908) 789-4600

  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.
    Alpine Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-8500 Hillside Avenue
    AlpineNJ 07620
    (201) 768-8255

  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.
    Johnstone Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5165 S Brewster Rd
    VinelandNJ 08361
    (856) 794-6967

  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.
    Riverview Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-533 St Marys Place
    DenvilleNJ 07834
    (973) 983-6545

  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.
    Sea Girt Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-8451 Bell Place
    Sea GirtNJ 08750
    (732) 449-3422

  • Rank: #2828.
    Somerville Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-545 South Pleasant Ave
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201) 670-2750

  • Rank: #2929.
    Ridge Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5325 West Ridgewood Ave
    RidgewoodNJ 07450
    (201) 670-2740

  • Rank: #3030.
    Academy IMath: 82% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8209 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201) 915-6500

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Franklin Elementary SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-5136 Blackburn Road
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908) 277-2613

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Wildwood Elementary SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-551 Glen Rd.
    Mountain LakesNJ 07046
    (973) 334-3609

  • Rank: #3333.
    Millburn Middle SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-825 Old Short Hills Rd
    MillburnNJ 07041
    (973) 379-2600

  • Rank: #3434.
    Gould/mountain Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 4-6132 Gould Ave
    CaldwellNJ 07006
    (973) 712-4400

  • Rank: #3535.
    Ho-ho-kus Public SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-870 Lloyd Road
    Ho Ho KusNJ 07423
    (201) 652-4555

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