The 51 N.J. high schools with the best SAT scores

Updated April 18, 2017
Posted April 18, 2017

By Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for

TRENTON — The average SAT score among New Jersey’s public high schools was a 1,075 out of 1,600 last school year, but plenty of schools posted significantly more impressive scores.

Statewide, 19 high schools achieved an average score higher than 1,300, including five with an average score above 1,400, according to state data.

Specialized schools with selective enrollment and run by county vocational districts once again dominate the list of highest average scores, taking home the top 12 spots.

Here are the 51 New Jersey high schools with the highest SAT scores. The list begins with number 49 because of a three-way tie.

24. Ridgewood High School: 1,262

Location: Ridgewood, Bergen County

Reading score: 628

Math score: 634

42. Glen Rock High School: 1,210 (tie)

Location: Glen Rock, Bergen County

Reading score: 604

Math score: 606