In a recent Patch article, the list of the Top 200 safest school districts in New Jersey was released. We decided to break it down to your Top 10 safest school districts here in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

According to the data from, the rankings were based on student and parent ratings of health and safety, area crime rates, and rates for expulsion, suspension, and school-related arrests.

Here are the Top 10 Safest Schools in Ocean & Monmouth Counties:

1. Point Pleasant Beach Board of Education, Point Pleasant Beach
2. Middletown Township Public Schools, Leonardo
3. Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, Aberdeen
4. Wall Township Public Schools, Wall
5. Upper Freehold Regional School District, Allentown
6. Toms River Regional School District, Toms River
7. Asbury Park School District, Asbury Park
8. Freehold Regional High School District, Englishtown
9. Point Pleasant Boro Board of Education, Point Pleasant
10. Jackson Township School District, Jackson
• Pompton Lakes School District, Pompton Lakes (Safest in New Jersey)


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