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15 NJ Public High Schools With The Highest AP Test Performance

After looking at SAT scores, we crunched the numbers on AP test performance.

Last week Patch drilled down into SAT scores in New Jersey Department of Education school report card data to see which schools had. This week we look at high schools with the highest percentage of students scoring three or above on Advanced Placement (AP) tests in 2012. The data only includes schools where 100 or more AP tests were taken.

From the New Jersey Department of Education school report card data:

1. Metuchen High School, 97.89%

Town: Metuchen (Middlesex)

AP tests issued: 138 


2. Millburn High School, 97.47%

Town: Millburn (Essex)

AP tests issued: 1,095


3. Central High School, 96.81%

Town: Pennington (Mercer)

AP tests issued: 324


4. High Technology High School, 96.48%

Town: Lincroft (Monmouth)

AP tests issued: 224


5. New Providence High School, 95.87%

Town: New Providence (Union)

AP tests issued: 223


6. Livingston High School, 95.52%

Town: Livingston (Essex)

AP tests issued: 731


7. Bridgewater Raritan High School, 94.61%

Town: Bridgewater (Somerset)

AP tests issued: 1,178


8. Marlboro High School, 94.41%

Town: Marlboro (Monmouth)

AP tests issued: 661


9. Hightstown High School, 94.08%

Town: Hightstown (Middlesex/Mercer/Monmouth)

AP tests issued: 267


10. Princeton High School, 94%

Town: Princeton (Mercer)

AP tests issued: 992


11. Pasack Hills High School, 93.98%

Town: Montvale (Bergen)

AP tests issued: 227


11. Tenafly High School, 93.98%

Town: Tenafly (Bergen)

AP tests issued: 586


11 Colts Neck High School, 93.98%


Town: Colts Neck (Monmouth)

AP tests issued: 434


14. J.P. Stevens High School, 93.85%

Town: Edison (Middlesex)

AP tests issued: 1,122


15. West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, 93.78%

Town: Princeton Junction (Mercer)

AP tests issued: 924

Alejandro Cubelo November 09, 2013 at 07:55 PM
These are probably the top 15 richest towns in America, and the kids taking these tests are probably all Asian.

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