Top High Schools in Morris County, NJ

The results are in. Inside Jersey ranked the best high schools in New Jersey and we have a listing of the top few in Morris County for you, as taken from the list. If you’re planning on re-locating to send your child (or children) to one of the following schools but don’t have a budget for an often expensive housing purchase that’s in these areas, renting an apartment in Morris County may be for you. At Garden Communities, we have properties in each area.

#1 in Morris County
The Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering
Located at Morris Hills High School
520 W. Main St., Rockaway

 The Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering

According to its website, this school is a rigorous, highly focused four year program for students who are interested in a career in mathematics, science, or engineering. As part of the program, students complete technical internships, in addition to other requirements. To attend, students who are interested must apply. Admission is competitive but all students who reside in Morris County are encouraged to apply.

At a Glance

  • Voted a Best High School by US News
  • Students may apply online.
  • The student to teacher ratio is 24 to 1 (US News).

Our Powder Mill Heights Apartments located in Morris Plains are great for small families and is roughly 10 minutes from this school. One, two, and three bedroom apartments exist. There are also two and three bedroom duplexes. You’ll feel like you’re on vacation at Powder Mill Heights as three of several amenities include: an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a sauna/hot tub.


#2 in Morris County

Chatham High School

255 Lafayette Ave., Chatham

Chatham High School

As noted on its website, this school offers a diverse curriculum in fine and performing arts, business and computer education, English, family and consumer sciences, mathematics, and much more. Over the years, students who have attended this school have participated in performances at multiple distinguished venues all over the country.

At a Glance

  • Recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence (04-05 school year)
  • Overall, this school is ranked No. 13 within New Jersey (US News).
  • The student to teacher ratio is 16 to 1 (US News).

Our Westgate Gardens Apartments located in Parsippany are approximately 15 minutes away. The apartment community in is quiet area and offers spacious one and two bedroom apartments.

#3 in Morris County

West Morris Mendham High School

65 E. Main St., Medham

West Morris Mendham High School

WMMHS is one of just 16 schools in New Jersey to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma. The IB offers four programs for children ages three to 19. The programs are designed to help children develop the intellectual, personal, emotional, and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world, according to

At a Glance

  • This school ranked No. 40 within New Jersey (US News).
  • The Daily Beast ranked this school No. 284 in the nation in its 2013 America’s Best High Schools Report.
  • The student to teacher ratio is 15 to 1 (US News).

Our closest rental community is a little further away from this high school than the others, but with Ridgeview Commons, you may find it’s worth the distance. Nearly 20 minutes from this high school, Ridgeview Commons located in Morris Plains sets the standard for upscale living. You and your children will enjoy the charm and convenience of elegant suburban living at Ridgeview.

Additional top high schools in Morris County include:

View the full list – Best High Schools in New Jersey. Browse our listing of rentals in Morris County for additional rental communities near Morris County’s top high schools.

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