2018 Best Public High Schools in New JerseyAbout this List

The 2018 Best Public High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings. Read more on how this ranking was calculated.

  1. Ridge High School

    • Bernards Township School District, NJ
    • 9-12
    • 176
    22 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey

    High School Sophomore: Ridge Highschool has been the most amazing experience for me so far, I never want it to end. This school is like no other . When talking to friends from other schools, most of them don't seem to have the same school spirit attitude. They tend to complain about there school and that they don't like it. For me, Ridge has never been this way. Ridge High school has given me so many opportunities the past 2 years to do anything that caught my interest and I am sure the next 2 years will create even more. The vast amount of clubs that Ridge has creates a friendly environment where everyone can feel accepted somewhere. Whether its Art Club or Forensics or Feminist Club, there is opportunity for everyone. Ridge has a great sports program as well which has helped me to meet some of my best friends during my time here. The coaches and athletic trainers are motivating and the team spirt and pride is an amazing thing to be apart of. Ridge High school students participate in all school events, you can see Ridge students supporting there classmates at any event. If I had the chance I would love to experience 4 more years of Ridge High school. It is truly a special school and I am so happy I am getting the most amazing High school experience I could ever ask for.
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    • A+
      Overall Niche Grade
    • 1,900 Students
    • 13:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
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2018 Best Public High Schools in New Jersey