Best New Jersey Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 54 blue ribbon private schools serving 18,427 students in New Jersey.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey include Cedar Hill Prep School, The Academy of Our Lady of Peace and Aquinas Academy.
The average tuition cost is $7,686, which is lower than the New Jersey private school average tuition cost of $13,892.
94% of blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Blue Ribbon Private Schools in New Jersey (2021)

School
Location
Students
Year
Cedar Hill Prep School
Cedar Hill Prep School Photo - 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Highly Exemplary School
(6)
152 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400
268 students
Year: 2017, 2018, 2019
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Photo
(Roman Catholic)
99 South Street
New Providence, NJ 07974
(908) 464-8657
192 students
Year: 2017
Aquinas Academy
Aquinas Academy Photo - Faith in Every Student's Future and Commitment to Excellence in Education
(Roman Catholic)
388 South Livingston Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 992-1587
277 students
Year: 2013
Holy Cross Academy
Holy Cross Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
40 Rumson Road
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 708-3113
241 students
Year: 2015
Holy Trinity
Holy Trinity Photo - 8th Graders Make Cards for Homebound Parishioners
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
336 1st Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 233-0484
312 students
Year: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Our Lady Of Czestochowa
(Roman Catholic)
248 Marin Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 434-2405
421 students
Year: 2015
Our Lady Of Mercy Academy
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
25 Fremont Avenue
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
(201) 391-3838
351 students
Year: 2011, 2018
Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva
(Jewish)
(1)
2 Harrison Street
Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 572-5052
316 students
Year: 2013
35 Bellevue Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-0527
409 students
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
St. Francis Academy
(Roman Catholic)
1601 Central Ave
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 863-4112
302 students
Year: 2013
St. John The Apostle School
(Roman Catholic)
Valley Road
Clark, NJ 07066
(732) 388-1360
436 students
Year: 2011
St. John's Academy
St. John's Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(6)
460 Hillsdale Avenue
Hillsdale, NJ 07642
(201) 664-6364
278 students
Year: 2011
St. Joseph School
St. Joseph School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
305 Elm Street
Oradell, NJ 07649
(201) 261-2388
258 students
Year: 2011
St. Patrick School
St. Patrick School Photo - Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Champs! Both our girls and boys teams have been successful this year in their leagues.
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
45 Chatham St
Chatham, NJ 07928
(973) 635-4623
207 students
Year: 2003
St. Paul Catholic School
St. Paul Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
218 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542
(609) 921-7587
300 students
Year: 2012
St. Peter Academy
(Roman Catholic)
431 5th Avenue
River Edge, NJ 07661
(201) 261-3468
183 students
Year: 2017
Academy Of Our Lady At St. Catharine
(Roman Catholic)
180 Rodney St
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(201) 445-0622
432 students
Year: 2013
Academy Of Our Lady Of Mt Carmel
(Roman Catholic)
10 County Rd
Tenafly, NJ 07670
(201) 567-6491
257 students
Year: 2012
Academy Of Saint Paul
(Roman Catholic)
187 Wyckoff Ave
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 327-1108
263 students
Year: 2015
Academy Of The Most Blessed Sacrament
Academy Of The Most Blessed Sacrament Photo - Main building
(Roman Catholic)
785 Franklin Lake Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
(201) 891-4250
126 students
Year: 2016
All Saints Catholic Academy
(Roman Catholic)
19 W 13th St
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 443-8384
430 students
Year: 2017
Assumption Of The Bvm School
(Roman Catholic)
63 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 538-0590
446 students
Year: 2014
Christ The Teacher School
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
359 Whiteman St
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
(201) 944-0421
284 students
Year: 2018
Christian Brothers Academy
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
(1)
850 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738
(732) 747-1959
1,000 students
Year: 2017
Gottesman Rtw Academy
Gottesman Rtw Academy Photo
(Jewish)
(13)
146 Dover Chester Road
Randolph, NJ 07869
(973) 584-5530
154 students
Year: 2006
Hoboken Catholic Academy
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
555 7th St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 963-9535
339 students
Year: 2017
Immaculate Conception School
Immaculate Conception School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
314 Old Allerton Rd
Annandale, NJ 08801
(908) 735-6334
328 students
Year: 2013
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
(Roman Catholic)
580 Ratzer Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-1225
175 students
Year: 2007
Jesus' Harvest Time Academy
Jesus' Harvest Time Academy Photo - He hold us close to Him
(Christian)
404 Freehold Road
Jackson, NJ 08527
(732) 928-9540
30 students
Year: n/a
110 S Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(862) 437-8002
750 students
Year: 2010
Oratory Preparatory School
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
(3)
1 Beverly Rd
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-1084
367 students
Year: 2015
Our Lady Of Good Counsel School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
23 W Prospect Ave
Moorestown, NJ 08057
(856) 235-7885
439 students
Year: 2015
Our Lady Of The Lake School
(Roman Catholic)
22 Lakeside Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 239-1160
242 students
Year: 2011, 2017
St. Ann Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
34 Rossa Ave
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
(609) 882-8077
n/a students
Year: 2010
St. Augustine Of Canterbury School
(Roman Catholic)
45 Henderson Rd
Kendall Park, NJ 08824
(732) 297-6042
482 students
Year: 2016
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