Three of the top 20 high schools in New Jersey are located in the Princeton area, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2013 rankings. Princeton did not make the list this year after ranking 10th in the state last year and 196th in the country.
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, and Montgomery High School all made the cut for the 2013 list of state rankings. High School South was ranked 8th in the state, High School North was ranked 16th, and Montgomery High was ranked 20th.
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South was the only traditional high school in the state to rank in the top 10. The school was ranked 162th nationally.
The publication ranked 54 high schools in New Jersey. The others were listed as unranked.
Schools were ranked based on college readiness, student-teacher ratio, and performance on state language and math scores.