Millburn is a suburban township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. The township is near South Mountain Reservation, The Mall at Short Hills and the suburban towns of South Orange, Maplewood, Livingston, and Summit. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Millburn as the 53rd best place to live in New Jersey in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey.
Millburn also includes the hamlet of Short Hills. Millburn comprises the historic Wyoming district, and South Mountain and Millburn Center areas. Short Hills contains the sections of Knollwood, Glenwood, Brookhaven, Country Club, Merrywood, Deerfield-Crossroads, Mountaintop, White Oak Ridge, and Old Short Hills Estates.
The Millburn Township Public Schools serve students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Millburn High School was ranked as Number 148 in Newsweek magazine’s listing of “America’s Best High Schools” in the August 5, 2005 issue, a ranking based on the number of AP exams taken by the students at the school in the past year divided by the number of graduating seniors. The district’s high school was the 5th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September 2014 cover story on the state’s “Top Public High Schools”, using a new ranking methodology. The school had been ranked 8th in the state of 328 schools in 2012, after being ranked 1st in 2010 out of 322 schools listed. The magazine also ranked Millburn as the top high school in New Jersey in its 2008 rankings.