SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The school search platform Niche.com on Tuesday published its 2021 ranking of the best public high schools, as Jonathan Dayton High School once again scored highly in a number of categories.
Niche.com gave Jonathan Dayton High School an “A-” in academics, a “B+” for its teachers, a “B+” for its clubs and activities, a “B-” for its administration, a “B” for its food, an “A-” on diversity, an “A-” for college prep, an “A+” for health and safety, an “A-” for sports and a “B+” for resources and facilities.
According to the rankings, Jonathan Dayton students graduate at a 92 percent clip, with an average score of 1190 on the SAT and an average score of 27 on the ACT. Students enrolled in Millburn will have an average ratio of 12:1 students to teachers, below the national average of 17:1.
Statewide, Jonathan Dayton High School placed 123rd out of 403 public schools for college prep, which the search platform ranked. It also ranked 125th out of 416 public schools overall 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.”