District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Cranford Public School District 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 Cranford Public School District 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.

District Student Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

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


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Cranford Public School District

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Parent / Guardian
July 07, 2022
The social climate at the school is abysmal. The VP and CST's are awful and do not work to provide a safe environment for kids. They are more concerned about their HIB status and not documenting them.... More
Review for Orange Ave School
Parent / Guardian
July 22, 2021
The principal is very down to earth and accommodating, however some of the 7th grade teachers need some professional developing. I'm a teacher transitioning into school leadership and it's clear to... More
Review for Hillside Ave School
Parent / Guardian
July 14, 2020
Phenomenal leadership, instructional, and support staff on location. Parents are constantly kept informed, some might even say too much, Ha! ** Caution** The local Board of Education, rather than... More
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