Short Hills has three K-5 grade Elementary School part of the Millburn Township Public Schools, Deerfield Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary School, and Hartshorn Elementary School. Millburn has two, Wyoming Elementary School, and South Mountain Elementary School. Students move on to complete their education at the Millburn Middle School for grades 6–8 and Millburn High School for grades 9–12. Millburn High School.
During the 2007-08 school year, Millburn High School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive.
In the 2013 school year we had 1,522 students enrolled in our township high school with 123 teachers employed there leaving the student to teacher ratio to an astounding low, 12.37 to 1, just one of the many statistics that reflect the consistent standard of quality education our Board of Education upholds for us. Additionally among the 409 students in 2014 graduating class, 113 headed off to what TAP considers top 25 colleges and universities. 29 graduates of that year are enrolled in Ivy League schools.
Short Hills hosts multiple private elementary schools such as the lower (K-5) campus of Pingry, the Farbrook School (K-8) and Rose of Lima School (K-8). Although there are no private High Schools in the town there are many in surrounding towns including Delbarton School, Kent Place School , Morristown-Beard School , Oratory Preparatory School , The Pingry School , Seton Hall Preparatory School , Academy of Saint Elizabeth, Oak Knoll, Mount Saint Dominic and many more.