Top 10 Best Public Preschools in New Jersey (2022-23)

The top ranked public preschools in New Jersey state are listed below (2022-23).
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 preschools in New Jersey are School 28, Cornelia F.
Bradford School and Mendham Township Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public preschools are Tenafly, Short Hills and Summit.

Top Ranked Public Preschools in New Jersey (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
George C. Baker Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-3
139 W Maple Ave
Moorestown, NJ 08057
(856) 778-6630
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Milltown Primary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
611 Milltown Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 927-9510
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
South Valley Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-3
210 S Stanwick Rd
Moorestown, NJ 08057
(856) 778-6640
Rank: #99.
Sea Girt Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
451 Bell Place
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
(732) 449-3422
Rank: #1010.
Ho-ho-kus Public School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
70 Lloyd Road
Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423
(201) 652-4555
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Essex Fells Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
102 Hawthorne Rd
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
(973) 226-0505
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Grandview Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-3
35 Hamilton Dr East
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 712-4400
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
High Mountain Road School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
765 High Mountain Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
(201) 891-4433
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Wandell School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
97 E Allendale Rd
Saddle River, NJ 07458
(201) 327-0727
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Deane-porter Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-3
50 Blackpoint Road
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-0330
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Viola L Sickles School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-3
25 Willow Street
Fair Haven, NJ 07704
(732) 741-6151
Rank: #1717.
Stony Brook Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
20 Stephenson Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 737-4006
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Central School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
600 S Maple Ave
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(201) 445-7700
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Hillside Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-3
89 Hillsdale Avenue
Allendale, NJ 07401
(201) 327-2020
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Zane North Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
801 Stokes Avenue
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 962-5703
Rank: #2121.
Mount Prospect Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
111 Hansom Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 470-1600
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Harding Township School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
34 Lees Hill Road
New Vernon, NJ 07976
(973) 267-6398
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Monmouth Beach Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
7 Hastings Place
Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750
(732) 222-6139
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
William H. Ross Iii School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
101 N Haverford Avenue
Margate City, NJ 08402
(609) 822-2080
Rank: #2525.
Cherry Hill School
Math: 80% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 10%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
410 Bogert Rd
River Edge, NJ 07661
(201) 261-3405
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Elizabeth Haddon School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
501 West Redman Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
(856) 429-0811
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
South Mountain School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
2 Southern Slope Drive
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 921-1394
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Wolf Hill School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
29 Wolf Hill Avenue
Oceanport, NJ 07757
(732) 542-0683
Rank: #2929.
Cranbury School
Math: 76% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 76% (Top 10%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
23 N Main St
Cranbury, NJ 08512
(609) 395-1700
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
H W Mountz Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
411 Tuttle Ave
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
(732) 449-6380
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
North End Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
122 Stevens Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
(973) 256-1454
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Point Road School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
357 Little Silver Point Road
Little Silver, NJ 07739
(732) 741-4022
Rank: #3333.
West Ridge Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70-74% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
18 South First Street
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
(201) 573-6000
Rank: #3434.
Oradell Public School
Math: 73% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 73% (Top 20%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
350 Propect Avenue
Oradell, NJ 07649
(201) 261-1180
Rank: #3535.
Roosevelt Public School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70-79% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
School Lane, 2a School Lane
Roosevelt, NJ 08555
(609) 448-2798
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