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    New Jersey’s Best Private Schools: Top 100 For 2017

    What are the Best Private Schools in New Jersey? New rankings offer insights on the top 100…

    New Jersey has some of the top private schools in the nation — and many more are considered among the best in the state, according to an education website’s recently released 2017 Best Private High Schools in America. has come out with its 2017 rankings of the top 100 private schools in America, as well as the top 100 private schools in New Jersey. Six New Jersey schools made the list of the 100 best private schools in the United States (see list below).

    Many private schools may not have to worry about the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, which came out with its ratings last week.

    But there are evaluators such as that pay attention to the performance of private school students on college board tests and other standards and provide guidance to parents looking for the best education for their children.

    The rankings are “based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users,” according to

    Here are the top 100 New Jersey Private Schools, according to

    1. The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville (3rd best in America)
    2. Newark Academy, Livingston (49th best in America)
    3. The Pingry School, Martinsville (55th in America)
    4. Peddie School, Hightstown (64th in America)
    5. Delbarton School, Morristown (82nd best in America)
    6. Princeton Day School, Princeton (89th best in America)
    7. The Montclair Kimberley Academy, Montclair
    8. Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood
    9. Collegiate School, Passaic
    10. Kent Place School, Summit
    11. Blair Academy, Blairstown
    12. Rutgers Preparatory School, Somerset
    13. The Hun School of Princeton, Princeton
    14. Stuart Country Day School, Princeton
    15. Gill St. Bernard’s School, Gladstone
    16. Ranney School, Tinton Falls
    17. The Pennington School, Pennington
    18. Villa Walsh Academy, Morristown
    19. The Hudson School, Hoboken
    20. Wardlaw-Hartridge School, Edison
    21. Moorestown Friends School, Moorestown
    22. Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, Summit
    23. Oratory Preparatory School, Summit
    24. Academy of the Holy Angels, Demarest
    25. The Morristown-Beard School, Morristown
    26. The Frisch School, Paramus
    27. Golda Och Academy, West Orange
    28. Doane Academy, Burlington
    29. Seton Hall Preparatory School, West Orange
    30. Villa Victoria Academy, Ewing
    31. Mount Saint Mary Academy, Watchung
    32. Pioneer Academy of Science, Wayne
    33. Saddle River Day School, Saddle River
    34. Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft
    35. Bergen Catholic High School, Oradell
    36. Noor-Ul-Iman School, Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick
    37. Al-Ghazaly High School, Teaneck
    38. St. Peter’s Preparatory School, Jersey City
    39. St. Joseph High School, Metuchen
    40. Torah Academy of Bergen County, Teaneck
    41. Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, Teaneck
    42. Bishop Eustace Preparatory School, Pennsauken
    43. Hillel Yeshiva School, Ocean
    44. Don Bosco Prep High School, Ramsey
    45. Trinity Christian School, Montville
    46. Immaculate Heart Academy, Washington Township
    47. Academy of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown
    48. Lacordaire Academy Secondary School, Upper Montclair
    49. Morris Catholic High School, Denville
    50. New Jersey United Christian Academy, Cream Ridge
    51. Union Catholic Regional High School, Scotch Plains
    52. St. Augustine Preparatory School, Richland
    53. Eastern Christian High School, North Haledon
    54. Hawthorne Christian Academy, Hawthorne
    55. Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy, Elizabeth
    56. Barnstable Academy, Oakland
    57. Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville
    58. Mount St. Dominic Academy, Caldwell
    59. Pope John XXIII High School, Sparta
    60. Immaculata High School, Somerville
    61. Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank
    62. Hackensack Christian Schools, Hackensack
    63. Baptist Regional School, Haddon Heights
    64. Sacred Heart High School, Vineland
    65. St. Joseph Regional High School, Montvale
    66. Bruriah High School for Girls, Elizabeth
    67. Timothy Christian School, Piscataway
    68. Purnell School, Pottersville
    69. Paramus Catholic High School, Paramus
    70. The Pilgrim Academy, Egg Harbor City
    71. Salem County Christian Academy, Pennsville
    72. Koinonia Academy, Plainfield
    73. Bishop George Ahr High School, Edison
    74. St. John Vianney Regional High School, Holmdel
    75. Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Newfield
    76. Camden Catholic High School, Cherry Hill
    77. Abundant Life Academy, Nutley
    78. Cumberland Christian School, Vineland
    79. Gloucester County Christian School, Sewell
    80. Life Center Academy, Burlington
    81. Calvary Academy, Lakewood
    82. Atlantic Christian School, Egg Harbor Township
    83. Wildwood Catholic High School, North Wildwood
    84. St. Rose High School, Belmar
    85. Mater Dei, New Monmouth
    86. Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark
    87. Holy Spirit High School, Absecon
    88. DePaul Catholic High School, Wayne
    89. Veritas Christian Academy, Sparta
    90. Holy Cross High School, Delran
    91. Benedictine Academy, Elizabeth
    92. St. Mary High School, Rutherford
    93. Paul VI High School, Haddonfield
    94. Queen of Peace High School, North Arlington
    95. St. Dominic Academy, Jersey City
    96. St. Mary of the Assumption High School, Elizabeth
    97. Immaculate Conception High School, Lodi
    98. Marist High School, Bayonne
    99. St. Patrick High School & Academy, Elizabeth
    100. St. Joseph Regional High School, Hammonton