MILLBURN, NJ — The school search platform Niche.com on Tuesday published its 2021 ranking of the best public high schools, placing Millburn High School at the top of the list of public high schools ranked in Essex County.

Niche.com gave Millburn High School an “A+” in academics, an “A+” for its teachers, an “A” for its clubs and activities, an “A” for its administration, a “B+” for its food, a “B+” on diversity, an “A+” for college prep, an “A+” for health and safety, an “A” for sports and an “A” for resources and facilities.

According to the rankings, Millburn students graduate at a 99 percent clip, with an average score of 1370 on the SAT and an average score of 31 on the ACT. Students enrolled in Millburn will have an average ratio of 11:1 students to teachers, below the national average of 17:1.

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Nationally, Millburn High School placed 73rd out of 19,532 public schools, which the search platform ranked. It also ranked 17th out of 411 public schools for teaching staff statewide.

Niche.com says it ranks schools based on a “rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data and ratings collected from millions of Niche users.”