Top 10 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey (2024)

The top ranked public high schools in New Jersey are Bergen County Academies, High Technology High School and Marine Of Technology And Environmental Science. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public high schools are Millburn, Allendale and Rumson.
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 36%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 49%.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in New Jersey (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Bergen County Academies
Vocational School
(Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
200 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 343-6000
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
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: #2 - 42. - 4.
Marine Of Technology And Environmental Science
Vocational School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
195 Cedar Bridge Road
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 978-8439
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Monmouth County Of Allied Health And Science
Vocational School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2325 Heck Avenue
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 775-0058
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Bergen County Technical High School - Teterboro
Vocational School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
504 Route 46 West
Teterboro, NJ 07608
(201) 343-6000
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #7 - 107. - 10.
Academy For Allied Health Sciences
Vocational School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Biotechnology High School
Vocational School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
5000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 431-7942
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 418-7617
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Union County Magnet High School
Vocational School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Academy For Mathematics Science And Engineering
Vocational School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
520 West Main Street
Rockaway, NJ 07866
(973) 664-2301
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Middlesex County Voc Math Science &engineering Techn
Vocational School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
100 Technology Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 452-2600
Rank: #1313.
Middlesex County Voc Allied Health & Biomedical Science
Vocational School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 8-12
1 Convery Boulevard
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
(732) 634-5858
Rank: #1414.
Academy For Information Technology
Vocational School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #1515.
Diana C. Lobosco Stem Academy
Vocational School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
45 Reinhardt Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 790-6000
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Applied Technology High School
Vocational School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 343-6000
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Communications High School
Vocational School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1740 New Bedford Road
Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 681-1010
Rank: #1818.
Infinity Institute
(Math: 78% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
193 Old Bergen Road
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 915-1404
Rank: #1919.
Stem Innovation Of The Oranges
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
445 Scotland Road
South Orange, NJ 07079
(973) 677-4190
Rank: #2020.
Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
150 Pierce Street
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 412-7643
Rank: #2121.
Millburn High School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
462 Millburn Ave
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 564-7130
Rank: #2222.
Marine Of Science And Technology
Vocational School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
305 Mast Way
Highlands, NJ 07732
(732) 291-0995
Rank: #2323.
Rumson-fair Haven Regional High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
74 Ridge Road
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-1597
Rank: #2424.
Summit High School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
125 Kent Place Blvd
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-1494
Rank: #2525.
Chatham High School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70% (Top 10%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
255 Lafayette Avenue
Chatham, NJ 07928
(973) 457-2505
Rank: #2626.
Academy For Performing Arts
Vocational School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8288
Rank: #2727.
Northern Highlands Regional High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
298 Hillside Ave
Allendale, NJ 07401
(201) 327-8700
Rank: #2828.
Montgomery High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 81% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
1016 Route 601
Skillman, NJ 08558
(609) 466-7602
Rank: #2929.
Jose Marti Stem Academy
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1800 Summit Ave
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 348-5400
Rank: #3030.
West Windsor-plainsboro High School South
(Math: 63% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 63% (Top 20%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
346 Clarksville Road
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
(609) 716-5050
Rank: #3131.
Ridgewood High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 73% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
627 East Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
(201) 670-2800
Rank: #3232.
West Windsor-plainsboro High School North
(Math: 63% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 63% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
90 Grovers Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
(609) 716-5100
Rank: #3333.
High Tech High School
Vocational School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 20%)
Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
One High Tech Way
Secaucus, NJ 07094
(201) 662-6801
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Ramsey High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
256 E Main Street
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 785-2300
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Technology High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
223 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 481-5962
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