Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District


The Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District is a high-performing school district in New Jersey, comprising 8 schools that serve students from elementary through high school. The district is known for its academic excellence, with several standout schools that rank among the top in the state.

At the elementary level, J. Ackerman Coles Elementary School and Evergreen Elementary School are particularly impressive, ranking 134th and 160th out of 1,342 elementary schools in New Jersey, respectively. These schools boast strong academic performance, with over 70% of students proficient or better in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The district's middle schools, Terrill Middle School and Malcolm E Nettingham Middle School, also stand out, with Terrill Middle School ranking 160th out of 748 middle schools in the state.

At the high school level, Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School is a standout, ranking 127th out of 422 high schools in New Jersey. The high school has a remarkable 96.9% 4-year graduation rate and a 0% dropout rate, indicating that the district is effectively supporting its students and preparing them for success after graduation. Overall, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District is a shining example of academic excellence, with a diverse student population and a commitment to providing a quality education to all its students.

District Detail

 512 Cedar Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 (908) 232-6161

SchoolDigger Rank:
127th of 615 New Jersey districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 5,562

Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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