Ventnor City is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Ventnor City is located on 8.1 mile long Absecon Island, along with Atlantic City to the northeast, and Margate City and Longport on the southeast.
Mrs. S. Bartram Richards, the wife of the secretary-treasurer of the land company, suggested the name “Ventnor” for the area being developed in Atlantic County by the Camden and Atlantic Land Company south of Atlantic City, having recently visited the seashore resort on the Isle of Wight with the same name.
The Ventnor City School District serves public school students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Public school students in grades 9–12, along with those from Brigantine, Longport and Margate City, attend Atlantic City High School in neighboring Atlantic City, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Atlantic City School District. Holy Family Regional School is a Catholic elementary school, operated under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Camden.