We are looking at "public" high schools here in New Jersey. Of course "schools" here in New Jersey was big news because Governor Phil Murphy announced he will end the "mask mandate" in Garden State schools on March 7th, this was trending Monday with everyone talking about an end to kids in masks...


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Our data for this "best" public high school in Jersey comes from Niche and their rankings of "public" high schools for 2022. Let's look at their pick for the BEST "public" high school in New Jersey.



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Topping the Niche list for 2022 is a public high school right here in Monmouth County. Located in Middletown Township, High Technology High School in Lincroft tops the list as BEST PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL IN NEW JERSEY.

Here are the TOP 5 Public High Schools in NJ 2022 

  1. High Technology High School - Lincroft
  2. Bergen County Academies - Hackensack
  3. Biotechnology High School - Freehold
  4. M-A-T-E-S - Manahawkin
  5. The Academy for Mathematics, Science & Engineering - Rockaway


The Shore had a good showing with three schools in the TOP 5 in the State. Congratulations to High Technology High School ranked number One in Lincroft, Biotechnology High School in Freehold ranked 3rd and M-A-T-E-S in Manahawkin ranked 4th ...congratulations to all our schools :)

If you wonder how Niche comes up with their rankings, their website says "The 2022 Best Public High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings."



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