According to Newsweek, These Are the Best New Jersey High Schools for 2015

Of the top ten best, New Jersey has 6; they are all “specialized” (magnet or academy) schools. McNair High School in Jersey City comes in at #172. The list can be arranged by state, college readiness scores, graduation rate, college bound, and the number of students in poverty. Clicking on a school’s name brings up additional salient information. This site also has a section entitled “Beating the Odds“: “Newsweek’s “Beating the Odds” list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles posed by students at an economic disadvantage. A star next to a school’s name indicates that it meets our Equity measure by helping low-income students score at or above average on state assessments.” The ranking methodology is included.

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