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REPORT: These North Jersey High Schools Scored Highest On SAT In The State

Northern Highlands Regional High School students had some of the highest SAT scores in New Jersey.
Northern Highlands Regional High School students had some of the highest SAT scores in New Jersey. Photo Credit: Lorraine Ash

New Jersey students are scoring slightly higher on the SATs than the national average.

According to NJ.com, the average SAT score in the U.S. last year was 1,068 out of 1,600. New Jersey students pulled a 1,085 -- with a 542 in reading and 543 in math.

Twenty-three schools from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Union counties made NJ.com's list of 50 high school with the highest SAT scores in the state.

Students at Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics & Engineering Technologies had the highest average in New Jersey: 1,498. 

These North Jersey schools had some of the highest scores in the state.

  • 23. Montville Township High School: 1,217 (tie with Marlboro)
  • 22. Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan: 1,219 (tie with Hillsborough)
  • 21. Union County Tech: 1,221
  • 20. New Providence High School: 1,222
  • 19. River Dell Regional High School: 1,226
  • 18. Glen Rock High School: 1,230
  • 17. Westfield Senior High School: 1,235 (tie)
  • 16. Morris County School of Technology: 1,239
  • 15. West Morris Mendham High School: 1,244
  • 14. Chatham High School: 1,256
  • 13. Mountain Lakes High School: 1,258
  • 12. Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest: 1,266 (tie with Highland Park/Livingston)
  • 11. Livingston High School: 1,266 (tie with Highland Park/NVD)
  • 10. Northern Highlands Regional High School: 1,268
  • 9. Ridgewood High School: 1,269
  • 8. Dr. Ronald McNair High School: 1,282
  • 7. Tenafly High School: 1,340
  • 6. Millburn High School: 1,347 (tie with Marine Academy of Science and Technology)
  • 5. Academy for Information Technology: 1,350
  • 4. Academy for Allied Health Sciences: 1,360
  • 3. Bergen County Technical High School - Teterboro: 1,361
  • 2. Union County Magnet High School: 1,400
  • 1. Bergen County Academies: 1,420

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