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Places With The Best Education System In New Jersey 2020

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  • Closter, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,650
81
  • Lincroft, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,352
76
  • Martinsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,917
  • I've been living in Martinsville New Jersey for 2 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere along with the quality amenities and friendly neighbors in this uniquely diverse city. The school…[read more]
74
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,301
80
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,430
  • I wish my company had relocated me to New Jersey years ago, this area of the country has the best of everything within reach. I can hit the Holland Tunnel and be in New York in minutes, or take the…[read more]
81
  • Woodcliff Lake, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,844
83
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,771
  • We love living in Short Hills, New Jersey, and you will too! The homes are beautiful here, and the community is very family friendly. Our contemporary home sits on a wooded lot with a swimming pool. I…[read more]
85
  • Princeton Meadows, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,758
  • When I was being transferred to New Jersey, I thought I would have to live in Trenton close to my work. Luckily I discovered a quiet little town in the Garden State called Princeton Meadows, and I have…[read more]
77
  • Morganville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,284
85
  • Chatham, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,030
  • Like they say; Home is where the heart is.Chatham certainly offers a wonderful choice for living.Whether in the Borough or in the Township, you can enjoy everything there is to offerfrom the great…[read more]
86
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,615
85
  • Princeton, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,168
  • Went to Princeton High School back in the 2000s, I've worked in Princeton as well. If you're an out-of-towner, Princetonites will be sure to make it known. Try going to PHS from another town, you're…[read more]
78
  • Allendale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,767
82
  • Moorestown-Lenola, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,256
  • It was nice living here; it is a small suburban diverse area in Burlington County. Conveniently, across from Philadelphia and Camden. The average commute one zone takes about fourteen minutes. The cost…[read more]
84
  • Glen Rock, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,887
  • Glen Rock hates people from other towns and treats them like second class citizens. They give premium parking for town residents at a cheap cost for commuters while forcing non residents to a dirty…[read more]
78
  • Fanwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,530
81
  • Tenafly, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,821
  • I experienced an awe-inspiring time while living in Tenafly New Jersey. The city is a part of Bergen County. Tenafly is close to Upper West Side New York. The quaint suburb has excellent award winning…[read more]
81
  • Bradley Gardens, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,413
  • The best part about living in Bradley Gardens is I get to call New Jersey my home but enjoy only the best this state has to offer. This part of the Garden State hugs the Raritan River, and we have an…[read more]
83
  • River Edge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,586
  • I fell in love with River Edge, NJ the first time I visited. I now live there and I love it! It's a beautiful town with alot to offer. There are townhomes, apartment communities, and beautiful…[read more]
76
  • Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,810
  • My move to Franklin Lakes, New Jersey was by far the best decision ever. I could not imagine living anywhere else! I love the Indian Trail Country Club. There is golfing, swimming, and many more…[read more]
70
  • Mendham, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,012
78
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,405
69
  • Watchung, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,944
86
  • Greentree, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,319
  • While most people are dealing with the traffic and congestion of other parts of New Jersey, I moved to Greentree and have none of those headaches. Living in Greentree is all about being in the middle of…[read more]
85
  • Summit, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,895
  • When people discover I moved to Summit, New Jersey, they assume I am near the top or the highest point in the Garden State. The truth is that Summit is right in the center of the Garden State, yet I can…[read more]
78
  • Demarest, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,007
83
  • New Providence, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,434
  • My family has been living in New Providence and we love the environment here. The neighbors here have a keen sense of unity in New Providence. The crime rate in New Providence is very low. The weather in…[read more]
81
  • Morris Plains, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,612
74
  • Heathcote, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,172
87
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,731
  • I am so happy we moved to Upper Montclair, New Jersey. We moved here four years ago, and I absolutely love it here! The community is upscale and pristine. The homes are beautiful and classic in style.…[read more]
72
  • Montvale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,285
76
  • Norwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,828
73
  • Margate City, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,250
80
  • Ramsey, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,000
  • Ramsey, NJ is a great place to live! We have lived here for 10 years, and we are very happy. The homes are beautiful, and the properties are spacious. The location is close to everything, yet set apart…[read more]
73
  • Roseland, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,875
72
  • Dayton, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,308
80
  • Madison, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,090
  • I can't say enough great things about Madison, NJ! I moved here as a young man in my 20's and have had no desire to live anywhere else in the 30 years since. Everything from the fantastic weather all…[read more]
75
  • Mount Arlington, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,251
81
  • Robertsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,930
  • I experienced a pleasant lifestyle while living in Robertsville New Jersey. The city is located within Monmouth County. Robertsville is close to Plainsboro New Jersey. The town has very respectable…[read more]
82
  • Little Silver, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,922
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  • Florham Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,787
  • Florham Park NJ is a quiet residential town. I do so appreciate the quiet. Florham Park is a family-oriented community. The people here help each other.Shopping is very conveniently located in the…[read more]
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  • McGuire AFB, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,309
80
  • Fair Lawn, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,205
  • I love living here in Fair Lawn. I've lived here for years and if you like to stay busy outside of work, you'll definitely like it too. There's a lot of places where you can go shopping, or cafes to grab…[read more]
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  • Kendall Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,900
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  • Cresskill, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,745
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  • Haddonfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,444
  • Haddonfield, NJ is a great place to call home! I have been living here for 3 years. The town is beautiful, and very convenient to all of South Jersey. We are only a few minutes from Philadelphia by the…[read more]
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  • Westwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,170
  • Growing up in Bergen County, my favorite town is Westwood. Westwood is a charming historical town with a small town feel. Westwood is home to the Westwood Theater and Hackensack University Medical…[read more]
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  • Brookdale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,919
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  • Springdale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,955
  • My work relocated me to Camden in the summer, and I never thought I would fall in love with New Jersey as hard as I did. I decided on Springdale because it is right on the edge of Cherry Hill and the…[read more]
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  • Park Ridge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,854

Moving to a new city in New Jersey is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in New Jersey with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in New Jersey is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in New Jersey, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.