MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township High School is among the top high schools in the United States, according to rankings published this week by Newsweek magazine.

Montville Township High School was ranked No. 212 of the top 500 high schools in the country by the national publication. It has a graduation rate of 100 percent, with 93.6 percent of its graduates college-bound and a "college readiness" score of 81.1.

According to Newsweek, students at MTHS have an average SAT score of 1726 and an average ACT score of 26.1.

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The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for college.

MTHS was also recognized as a Gold Star school.  According to the survey this was because the high school’s economically disadvantaged students performed better than the state average for reading and math.  Newsweek reported the poverty rate for Montville Township High School students is 2.6 percent.

Six of the top 10 schools and 56 overall on the list are NJ high schools. There are approximately 30,000 public high schools across the country.  

To read the full study, click HERE.