Niche just released its 2023 Best Schools and Districts national rankings and 24 New Jersey school districts made it to the list.

Niche ranked 11,820 school districts nationwide and looked at test scores and academic performance to determine their spots on the list. The rankings also included input from students, alumni and parents. Data from the US Department of Education was used to evaluate teachers, resources and facilities.

These are the top school districts in New Jersey, according to Niche:

  1. Millburn Township School District
  2. Northern Valley Regional High School District (Demarest)
  3. Princeton Public Schools
  4. West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
  5. Ridgewood Public School District
  6. Tenafly Public School District
  7. Livingston Board of Education School District
  8. Summit Public School District
  9. Pascack Valley Regional High School District (Montvale)
  10. Mountain Lakes School District
  11. Moorestown Township Public School District
  12. South Brunswick School District
  13. Bernards Township School District
  14. West Essex Regional School District (North Caldwell)
  15. Haddonfield Public Schools
  16. Holmdel Township School District
  17. Westfield Public School District
  18. New Providence School District
  19. Mahwah Township Public School District
  20. Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District (Oakland)
  21. The School District of the Chathams
  22. Edison Township School District
  23. Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District
  24. River Dell Regional School District (River Edge)
  25. Glen Rock Board of Education

Niche also ranked the best high schools, public and private. In New Jersey, Princeton International School of Math and Science took the number one spot for private high school. The best public high school was High Technology High School in Lincroft.

Niche used nearly 2.5 million school reviews from real students, parents and teachers to come up with its rankings.

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