was ranked just outside the top 100 public high schools in the state by New Jersey Monthly magazine.
The publication ranked the high school as No. 106 this year. Two years ago, when the rankings were last released, Hillsborough High School came in at 81.
NJ Monthly uses information from the state Department of Education to develop its rankings, which only takes into account public schools in the state. Student performance and student outcomes were the most heavily weighted to determine the rankings, followed by school environment.
New Providence High School, in Union County, was ranked No. 1. The five schools that ranked above Hillsborough after the top 100 in ascending order were Henry Hudson Regional (Highlands), Spotswood, Colts Neck and River Dell Regional (Oradell). Pitman rounded out the top 100. Ridge High School in Bernards Township was the top ranked Somerset school at No. 9.