There’s a lot to love about Bergen County. We’ve got the shopping, the access to the city, the parks and the restaurants. But one of the best things, has always been the Bergen County schools. The niche.com school rankings for 2019 are out and this year, they’ve ranked the top 200 schools in NJ at each grade level. As usual, Bergen County has some standouts. T
We’ve come to expect for Bergen County Academies in Hackensack to take top honors and they once again top the list as the #1 public high school in the state. They are followed at #8 by Bergen County Technical High School in Teterboro, Tenafly High School (#20), Northern Highlands (#22), Ridgewood High School (#26) and Fair Lawn High School (#34).
At the elementary school level, the Wandell School in Saddle River once again leads the pack, coming in at #7 overall in the state. Alpine Elementary School District in Alpine is #14, Travell School in Ridgewood is #23, Hawes School in Ridgewood is #28 and Lyncrest School in Fair Lawn is #29.
When it comes to private schools, Bergen County’s own Dwight-Englewood School comes in at #5 with Delbarton in Morristown following closely at #6. In the category of Bergen County schools that follow a faith tradition, Bergen Catholic, and Academy of Holy Angels lead the pack.
For full lists and more detail about how niche.com arrives at their rankings (hint: it’s a combination of state academic proficiency, district academics grade, student-teacher ratio and parent/student surveys on academics) visit their website.
Pssst! You can also click on the link in the upper right corner of the niche.com site to submit a review of your school. So go show your school spirit and give your school an A+!