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2023 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Bergen County Academies

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    Bergen County Vocational Technical School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    534 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bergen County Academies is a school for intellectual and talented students with numerous opportunities and resources. The school has a wide variety of classes in all sorts of fields including....

    Read 534 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,118,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Bergen County Technical High School - Teterboro

    Bergen County Vocational Technical School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    245 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bergen Tech Teterboro is really a wonderful school in so many ways! It has offered me so many different opportunities to further my academic career as well as many different ways to pursue my....

    Read 245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 677,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Northern Highlands Regional High School

    Public School,

    ALLENDALE, NJ,

    9-12,

    246 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I've been at Highlands for a bit over 2 years now. I'm a very academic-heavy student, and I love that Highlands enables that very well. We have acceleration courses over the summer for those who...Of course there are also plenty of negatives. Our school is not very diverse at all, with extremely few students of color or first generation students. Courses are very rigorous compared to other...Even with all of these flaws, learning at Highlands has been overall very enjoyable, and preps for college very efficiently..

    Read 246 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,364,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Northern Valley Regional High School - Old Tappan

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    Northern Valley Regional High School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    245 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Northern Valley Regional High School is a very good school. There is a lot of diversity among the students. The teachers, staff, and administration are all very friendly and you can easily get along....

    Read 245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,103,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Mahwah High School

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    Mahwah Township Public School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    222 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Mahwah High School is a solid education with lots of coursework for earning college credits before you graduate...not just AP courses, but courses aligned with local colleges so you earn a college...The staggered integration of Mahwah students into one student body from kindergarten through middle school means high school students have the benefit of knowing most of their classmates well, but...Mahwah High School offers a variety of sports at the freshman, JV and varsity level coupled with a large, strong music program. Neither arts nor sports dominate the school culture, so students feel....

    Read 222 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 874,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Glen Rock High School

    Glen Rock Board of Education, NJ,

    9-12,

    156 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Glen Rock High School gives students the benefits of a private school within the public school environment. Administration, guidance counselors and the board of education truly care about the success...In class, we are taught to work collaboratively rather than competitively, and are encouraged to come to teachers office hours. Class sizes are relatively small, especially Junior and Senior year. Class options are also interesting since the school offers a variety of unique classes such as Statistical Reasoning in Sports, AP Art History, ceramics and more. Glen Rock also has strong school....

    Read 156 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 720,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Leonia High School

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    Leonia Public School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    207 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Over the past 4 years I would say my experience at Leonia High School was good. I’ve developed decent relationships with my teachers and I feel when an issue comes up the school does their best to....

    Read 207 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 822,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    River Dell Regional High School

    River Dell Regional School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    182 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says River Dell is a surprisingly good school. I've only had a handful of bad teachers, and that's an accomplishment. Teachers, especially in senior year, are extremely understanding, and most decent ones....

    Read 182 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,016,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Pascack Valley High School

    Pascack Valley Regional High School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    404 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Teachers care about you and the students are nice! Everyone is open to helping you and there are so many opportunities (AP classes, Dual enrollment, clubs, extra help, internships, etc). From what...During COVID, the teachers are very understanding and do their best to help students academically and mentally. It's obvious that the teachers are really passionate about what they teach. It's obviously not perfect here; some students drink, there is a lack of diversity, and the school has a bit of a history of controversy. This being said, I am very fortunate to have gone here and I...Everyone has a different experience, but I believe most students agree that this is a good school!.

    Read 404 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,087,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  10. #16 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Fair Lawn High School

    Fair Lawn School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    381 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Fair Lawn High School is a great school. It is mostly safe, despite a recent string of fights. Academically, there is a lot of choice at Fair Lawn High School. You can learn a wide diversity of....

    Read 381 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,552,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  11. #17 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Rutherford High School

    Rutherford School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    114 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Rutherford High School is a high-achieving public school that offers great opportunities for all of its students. With an array of clubs and sports, students will never find themselves out of....

    Read 114 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 729,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Paramus High School

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    Paramus Public School District, NJ,

    PK, 9-12,

    263 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The staff is amazing. The teachers are well picked to ensure the best possible education for the students. The electives are very diverse and can suit everyone's interests. The guidance counselors....

    Read 263 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,191,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  13. #22 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Applied Technology High School

    Bergen County Vocational Technical School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As an alum of ATHS, I believe that attending here can be one of the best decisions a student makes for their future. After having graduated from ATHS with an Associate's Degree, I was able to...Apart from that, I was not able to experience much of what the school has to offer now. However, what I was able to experience was nothing short of memorable.It's great to see what the school has become in the past few years, and how it will improve in the coming years!.

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 213,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  14. #23 Best Public High Schools in Bergen County.

    Emerson Junior/Senior High School

    Emerson Public School District, NJ,

    7-12,

    74 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Emerson offers a plethora of opportunities for students who show interest in a wide array of hobbies and academics. Students are successfully learning the core curriculum while also getting to take a....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 456,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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