Top 10 Best Public Middle 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, Middlesex County Vocational Academy Allied Health & Biomedical Science and Mendham Township Middle School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Tenafly, Short Hills and Summit.

Top Ranked Public Middle 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.
    Middlesex County Vocational Academy Allied Health & Biomedical ScienceVocational School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 8-121 Convery Boulevard
    WoodbridgeNJ 07095
    (732) 634-5858

  • Rank: #33.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    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: #66.
    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: #77.
    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: #88.
    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: #99.
    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: #10-1110.- 11.
    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: #10-1110.- 11.
    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: #1212.
    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: #1313.
    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: #1414.
    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

  • Rank: #1515.
    Briarcliff Middle SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 10%) Reading: 94% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-893 Briarcliff Rd.
    Mountain LakesNJ 07046
    (973) 334-0342

  • Rank: #1616.
    Upper SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 10%) Reading: 93% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 3-8143 Charlotte Pl
    Englewood CliffsNJ 07632
    (201) 567-7292

  • Rank: #1717.
    Demarest Middle SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 5-8568 Piermont Rd
    DemarestNJ 07627
    (201) 768-6060

  • Rank: #1818.
    Terence C. Reilly School # 7Math: 78% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 95% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 2-8436 First Avenue
    ElizabethportNJ 07206
    (908) 436-6030

  • Rank: #1919.
    Knollwood SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 4-8224 Hance Road
    Fair HavenNJ 07704
    (732) 747-0320

  • Rank: #2020.
    Community Middle SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-895 Grovers Mill Road
    PlainsboroNJ 08536
    (609) 716-5300

  • Rank: #2121.
    Emil A. Cavallini Middle SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-8392 W Saddle River Rd
    Saddle RiverNJ 07458
    (201) 961-6400

  • Rank: #2222.
    Tenafly Middle SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 10%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-810 Sunset Lane
    TenaflyNJ 07670
    (201) 816-4530

  • Rank: #2323.
    New Providence Middle SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-835 Pioneer Drive
    New ProvidenceNJ 07974
    (908) 464-9161

  • Rank: #2424.
    Woodcliff Middle SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8134 Woodcliff Ave
    Woodcliff LakeNJ 07677
    (201) 930-5600

  • Rank: #2525.
    Heritage Middle SchoolMath: 77% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 77% (Top 10%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 77% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-820 Foxcroft Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973) 535-8000

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Hatikvah International Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-87 Lexington Avenue
    East BrunswickNJ 08816
    (732) 254-8300

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Woodrow Wilson Middle SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-850 Woodrow Wilson Drive
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732) 452-2870

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.
    Eugene A. Tighe Middle SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 5-87804 Amherst Avenue
    Margate CityNJ 08402
    (609) 822-2353

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.
    The Gray Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-855 Liberty Street
    NewarkNJ 07102
    (973) 824-6661

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.
    Harding Township SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-834 Lees Hill Road
    New VernonNJ 07976
    (973) 267-6398

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.
    Monmouth Beach Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-87 Hastings Place
    Monmouth BeachNJ 07750
    (732) 222-6139

  • Rank: #3232.
    Mountain ViewMath: 80% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 10%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 80% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 5-8100 Dean Road
    MendhamNJ 07945
    (973) 543-7075

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    John Adams Middle SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-81081 New Dover Road
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732) 452-2920

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Thomas R Grover Middle SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-810 Southfield Road
    Princeton JunctionNJ 08550
    (609) 716-5250

  • Rank: #3535.
    Tenakill Middle SchoolMath: 77% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 77% (Top 10%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 77% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 5-8275 High Street
    ClosterNJ 07624
    (201) 768-1332

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