Plainsboro Township is a highly desirable community that has successfully balanced economic growth and open space preservation. Home to renowned corporations and award-winning schools, Plainsboro residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life. Recognized by New Jersey Monthly magazine as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” in New Jersey, Plainsboro is one of new Jersey’s premier suburban communities
Plainsboro Township is a community that has successfully made the transition from a rural farming enclave to a vibrant, diverse community of 23,000 people. The township’s thoughtful planning has resulted in a strong economic base, the preservation of over 50 percent of the township’s land as open space, and diverse housing that provide a variety of choices.
Plainsboro’s public parks provide for both active and passive recreational pursuits.
The jewel is the 1,000 acre Plainsboro Preserve which includes a 50-acre lake, walking trails, valuable wetlands and large wooded areas, with an abundance of natural habitats for plants, animals and migratory birds. The 6,500 square foot environmental education center, managed by New Jersey Audubon, offers many nature and environmental programs.
The new Plainsboro Public Library provides a state of the art venue for its popular programs and activities. The new Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center is home to senior programs, classes, lectures and performances.
The West Windsor Plainsboro Regional School District is consistently ranked among one of the finest in New Jersey. The district is routinely among the top five statewide for highest SAT scores; 96 percent of the students go on to college.