Top 20 Best New Jersey Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 58 blue ribbon private schools serving 16,590 students in New Jersey.
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey include Rumson Country Day School, St. John's Academy and Cedar Hill Prep School.
The average tuition cost is $9,623, which is lower than the New Jersey private school average tuition cost of $15,694.
86% of blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly 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 Ranked New Jersey Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
Cedar Hill Prep School
Cedar Hill Prep School Photo - Cedar Hill Prep School is a private school located in Somerset, New Jersey, that services students from 23 towns around the New Jersey-Pennsylvania region.
(8)
152 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400
260 students
Year: 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
180 Rodney St
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(201) 445-0622
432 students
Year: 2013
Academy of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
(Catholic)
10 County Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670
(201) 567-6491
229 students
Year: 2012
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Photo
(Catholic)
99 South Street
New Providence, NJ 07974
(908) 464-8657
192 students
Year: 2017
All Saints Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
19 W 13th St
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 443-8384
420 students
Year: 2017
Aquinas Academy
Aquinas Academy Photo - Faith in Every Student's Future and Commitment to Excellence in Education
(Catholic)
388 South Livingston Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 992-1587
248 students
Year: 2013
Assumption Of The Bvm School
(Catholic)
63 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 538-0590
446 students
Year: 2014
Christ The Teacher Academy
Christ The Teacher Academy Photo - Students distribute "our school raised trout" as part of the national trout program of the Dept. of NJ Preservation.
(Catholic)
(3)
359 Whiteman St
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
(201) 944-0421
323 students
Year: 2018
Christian Brothers Academy
All-boys (Catholic)
(1)
850 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738
(732) 747-1959
876 students
Year: 2017
255 Brunswick ST
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 898-5437
25 students
Year: n/a
Hoboken Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
(1)
555 7th St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 963-9535
369 students
Year: 2017
Holy Cross Academy
Holy Cross Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
40 Rumson Road
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 708-3113
208 students
Year: 2015
Holy Trinity School - Westfield
Holy Trinity School - Westfield Photo - 8th Graders Make Cards for Homebound Parishioners
(Catholic)
(3)
336 First St.
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 233-0484
375 students
Year: 2011
Immaculate Conception School
Immaculate Conception School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
314 Old Allerton Rd
Annandale, NJ 08801
(908) 735-6334
260 students
Year: 2013
Oratory Preparatory School
All-boys (Catholic)
(3)
1 Beverly Rd
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-1084
367 students
Year: 2015
Our Lady Of Czestochowa
(Catholic)
248 Marin Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 434-2405
532 students
Year: 2015
Our Lady Of Good Counsel School
(Catholic)
(1)
23 W Prospect Ave
Moorestown, NJ 08057
(856) 235-7885
351 students
Year: 2015
Our Lady Of Mercy Academy
Our Lady Of Mercy Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(4)
25 Fremont Avenue
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
(201) 391-3838
351 students
Year: 2011, 2018
Our Lady Of The Lake School
Our Lady Of The Lake School Photo
(Catholic)
26 Lakeside Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 239-1160
211 students
Year: 2011, 2017
Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva
(Jewish)
(1)
2 Harrison Street
Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 572-5052
355 students
Year: 2013
35 Bellevue Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-0527
409 students
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
St. Augustine Of Canterbury School
(Catholic)
45 Henderson Rd
Kendall Park, NJ 08824
(732) 297-6042
482 students
Year: 2016
St. Cassian Continuation School
St. Cassian Continuation School Photo - St Cassian School A National Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Performing School
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
(2)
190 Lorraine Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043
(973) 746-1636
257 students
Year: 2016
St. Catharine
(Catholic)
(4)
301 2nd Ave
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
(732) 449-4424
317 students
Year: 2018
St. Dominic School
(Catholic)
250 Old Squan Rd Ste 1
Brick, NJ 08724
(732) 840-1412
571 students
Year: 2018
St. Francis Academy
(Catholic)
1601 Central Ave
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 863-4112
301 students
Year: 2013
St. Francis Cathedral School
(Catholic)
528 Main St
Metuchen, NJ 08840
(732) 548-3107
469 students
Year: 2017
St. Gregory The Great Academy
(Catholic)
4680 Nottingham Way
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 587-1131
476 students
Year: 2014
St. Helena School
St. Helena School Photo - We are very proud of our students' talents!
(Catholic)
(1)
930 Grove Avenue
Edison, NJ 08820
(732) 549-6234
246 students
Year: 2018
St. James Continuation School
Special Program Emphasis
30 Peters Pl
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 741-3363
433 students
Year: 2018
St. John The Apostle School
(Catholic)
(1)
Valley Road
Clark, NJ 07066
(732) 388-1360
405 students
Year: 2011
St. John's Academy
St. John's Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(7)
460 Hillsdale Avenue
Hillsdale, NJ 07642
(201) 664-6364
304 students
Year: 2011
St. Joseph School
St. Joseph School Photo
(Catholic)
(4)
305 Elm Street
Oradell, NJ 07649
(201) 261-2388
180 students
Year: 2011
St. Leo The Great School
(Catholic)
550 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738
(732) 741-3133
601 students
Year: 2018
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.
(Catholic)
(2)
45 Chatham St
Chatham, NJ 07928
(973) 635-4623
207 students
Year: 2003
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey include Rumson Country Day School, St. John's Academy and Cedar Hill Prep School.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in New Jersey?
58 blue ribbon private schools are located in New Jersey.
How much do blue ribbon private schools cost in New Jersey?
The average tuition cost is $9,623, which is lower than the New Jersey private school average tuition cost of $15,694.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey?
New Jersey blue ribbon private schools are approximately 26% minority students, which is lower than the New Jersey private school average of 40%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in New Jersey?
86% of blue ribbon private schools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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