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2022 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    High Technology High School

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    Public School,

    LINCROFT, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Choosing this high school was one of the best decisions of my life! From amazing teachers to peers that support and get along with each other, High Technology High School provided me with the best....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 293,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Bergen County Academies

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    Public School,

    HACKENSACK, NJ,

    9-12,

    527 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 527 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,086,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    The Academy for Mathematics, Science & Engineering

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    Public School,

    ROCKAWAY, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The Academy for Mathematics, Science & Engineering is not only a well designed program for students in Morris County interested in STEM, but is also the catalyst for the formation of a community of....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 164,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Academy for Information Technology

    Public School,

    SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This school is pretty great, with extremely engaging teachers who care about their students. The smaller class sizes and specialized programs are great for creating bonds between the students and the....

    Read 118 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 284,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Princeton High School

    Princeton Public Schools, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Princeton High School is a competitive school where taking APs is normal and even highly encouraged. It's a great school to challenge yourself academically, and the teachers here are very....

    Read 328 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,582,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #13 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Academy for Allied Health Science

    Public School,

    SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ,

    9-12,

    127 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love this school! I love having the opportunity to take a class specifically involving health sciences and learning more about my future career before college. This school has great a great....

    Read 127 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 308,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  7. #14 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Millburn Senior High School

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    Millburn Township School District, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Millburn is a great place to be academically, athletically, and socially challenged. Without a doubt, it's a strenuous school. The workload is tough - sometimes overbearing - but it does pay off.....

    Read 197 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  8. #15 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North

    West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says High School North is an amazing school with wonderful facilities and education that prepares students for college. I love the students and resources here, however, there is a lot competition amongst....

    Read 277 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,520,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  9. #18 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Marine Academy of Science & Technology

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    Public School,

    HIGHLANDS, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I applied here because I liked the kinship between the students. That's the best part about MAST is the way everyone's really helpful and nice and considerate. It was definitely a culture shock to go....

    Read 146 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 281,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Northern Highlands Regional High School

    Public School,

    ALLENDALE, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says There are so many opportunities at NHRHS. There is an elective for everyone and there is a lot of clubs to choose from. There are also so many sports (including bowling and golf) for you to get....

    Read 245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,400,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Communications High School

    Public School,

    WALL, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Coming from a smaller, public K-12 elementary/middle school, I really wanted to maintain that smaller school atmosphere while also finding a school more catered to the way I learn. I found that when....

    Read 144 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 303,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

    Academy of Allied Health & Science

    Public School,

    NEPTUNE, NJ,

    9-12,

    110 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says When I applied to AAHS a few years ago, I honestly didn't know what to expect. But after my first few weeks at the Academy, I instantly knew I made the right choice. If you have the grades and test....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 302,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,