Niche Ranks Millburn Township Public Schools No. 2 in the State and No. 24 in the Nation for 2017


MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn Public Schools ranked No. 2 in New Jersey and No. 24 in the nation in the Niche annual rankings of the Best Public School Districts. Millburn scored an A+ in key categories in including academics, teachers, clubs and activities, college readiness and health and safety. The only category where Millburn fell short was in student diversity receiving a B- with only a 45% racial diversity student body profile. 

Academics account for 50% of the Niche scoring criteria, and Millburn excelled in this category. With a 99% graduation rate and over 30% student enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) classes and an impressive 98.1% AP exam pass rate, Millburn locked up an A+ rating. 

Millburn teachers shined in the Niche rankings scoring the top spot in the state in the 2017 Districts with the Best Teachers in New Jersey and No. 3 in the best places in the state to teach. 

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The elementary schools and Millburn Middle School all took top 10 rankings in the K-8 rankings. Millburn Township holds No. 4 through No. 7 in elementary schools with South Mountain, Deerfield, Glenwood and Hartshorn respectively. Wyoming school came at No. 10, and the middle school lost its No. 1 spot in 2016, falling to No. 4 for 2017. 

Niche bases its rankings on "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." 

For additional information on the Niche ranking calculations, click here.

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