Top Rated 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.

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

Largest School Districts in New Jersey

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Reviews From Schools in New Jersey

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Parent / Guardian
June 15, 2024
This is our fourth year at this wonderful school. Our two kids are thriving academically and socially. The COVID pandemic has been challenging to say the least, but the teachers and admin have been... More
Parent / Guardian
June 14, 2024
This school does nothing to stop bullying. They can’t handle multiple disabilities. We never realized how good the child study team was at Somerdale Park, until my child went to Sterling. They should... More
Parent / Guardian
June 14, 2024
I report a bullying incident with my child and the next week, the bully gets awarded an All Star award which means that the kid demonstrated kindness as one of the key traits to get that title. The... More