Best Public Schools in Zip Code 08812


The 08812 zip code area is home to 5 schools across two different school districts - Dunellen Public School District and Green Brook Township Public School District. The schools include 2 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school, providing education for students from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Among the standout schools in this area is Green Brook Middle School, which is part of the higher-performing Green Brook Township Public School District. This school has strong test scores, with over 80% proficiency in 7th and 8th grade English Language Arts, and over 50% proficiency in 7th and 8th grade Math. It also has 100% proficiency in Algebra I and Geometry end-of-course exams, indicating excellent preparation for high school. Another standout is Irene E. Feldkirchner Elementary School, also in the Green Brook Township Public School District, which has 65.3% proficiency in 4th grade English Language Arts and 56.2% proficiency in 4th grade Math, outperforming the state averages.

In contrast, the schools in the Dunellen Public School District, such as John P. Faber Elementary School and Dunellen High School, generally have lower test scores and rankings, suggesting a significant performance gap between the two districts. This disparity may be linked to the varying levels of economic disadvantage among the student populations, as indicated by the free/reduced lunch rates ranging from 12.07% at Irene E. Feldkirchner Elementary to 44.63% at John P. Faber Elementary.

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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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