Best Public Schools in Avenel, NJ


The city of Avenel, New Jersey is home to three schools: two elementary schools (Avenel Street Elementary School and Woodbine Avenue Elementary School) and one middle school (Avenel Middle School), all part of the Woodbridge Township School District.

Among the standout schools, Woodbine Avenue Elementary School shines with the highest percentage of Asian students (43.64%) and the best proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Mathematics across grades 3-5 compared to the other Avenel schools and the district/state averages. Avenel Middle School also stands out, with the lowest student-teacher ratio (7.9:1) among the district's middle schools and a significantly higher Algebra I proficiency rate (93.3%) than the district (96.5%) and state (66%) averages.

However, the schools in Avenel face some challenges, such as high chronic absenteeism rates, with Avenel Street Elementary School having the highest rate at 19.1%. Additionally, Avenel Middle School has seen a decline in its statewide ranking, dropping from 342nd out of 652 New Jersey middle schools in 2020-2021 to 540th out of 748 in 2022-2023, despite its strong Algebra I performance.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

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