How do you find rankings and information on schools in New Jersey?


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To find rankings and information for schools in New Jersey, visit a website like Great Schools or Niche. These sites can be searched by city, school, district or address. Visitors to the sites can also see a list of all New Jersey schools by different rankings, such as best elementary schools.

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The following steps can be used to find rankings and information for schools in New Jersey through Niche:

  1. Go to the ranking website
  2. Go to the website and click on "local" at the top of the screen. Enter "New Jersey" in the search box and then choose "ranking" from the top of the screen.

  3. Choose a ranking
  4. Choose the desired ranking from the list. For example, those interested in elementary schools should choose "Best elementary schools." Click on "NJ" to switch from national to state rankings.

  5. Search for the school
  6. Enter the name of the school to view its ranking, or view the entire list to see the top schools in the state. Different sites use different methods to rank schools, and not all schools may be in the report. To view other rankings for comparison, or if a specific school isn't listed, try another site. Examples include Great Schools or U.S. News & World Report.
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