NEW PROVIDENCE - New Jersey Monthly has released its rankings of the top high schools in the Garden State.

This year, New Providence High School in Union County has made the jump to the top spot, up from number 5 on the previous list.

The list is based on data reported by the schools to the Department of Education for the 2010-2011 school year. The magazine releases rankings every two years. To watch interviews on the latest school rankings, click on News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.New Jersey Monthly - Top New Jersey High Schools