Top 5 Schools in This State
These are some of the top-rated public schools in New Jersey based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in New Jersey at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
Academic Summary
Are the schools in New Jersey offering opportunity for all students, or are some kids being left behind? Successful states are working to close the achievement gap.

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Reviews From Schools in New Jersey
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Parent / Guardian
May 31, 2023
Although my kids do well academically, I would not recommended this school. The bullying is rampant, there is almost no enforcement of HIB policies, and there appears to be favoritism amongst... More
Parent / Guardian
May 31, 2023
this school is the most horrible school ive ever been to. ive been asaulted twice no action was taken and i was found guilty. dont send ur kid here its not safe.
Parent / Guardian
May 30, 2023
I was surprised to see such a low rating for Riker Hill but I see the lower scores are from before Mr. Toomey was principal. He has turned everything around. Everyone is enthusiastic to teach and... More