Four Montgomery County High Schools Ranked in State’s Top 25 STEM Schools

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has published the SAT test scores for public high schools statewide. (MONTCO.today file photo)

Four public high schools in Montgomery County have been ranked in the top twenty five schools for STEM education in Pennsylvania, according to a staff report for Philadelphia Business Journal.

Niche.com analyzed public high schools across the state to find those that create the best foundation in science, technology, engineering, and math. The rankings were based on several factors including SAT and ACT math scores, level of math proficiency, enrollment into AP math and science classes.

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The highest ranked school in Montgomery County and third in the state is Bryn Mawr’s Harriton Senior High School. Harriton scored an overall A+ grade thanks to its math proficiency of 89 percent, average SAT of 1280, and average graduation rate of 96 percent.

Lower Merion High School in Ardmore also broke the top five statewide, coming just behind Harriton in fourth place. Lower Merion’s A+ overall grade was supported by average SAT score of 1270 and average graduation rate of 98 percent.

Other Montgomery County schools on the list are Ambler’s Wissahickon Senior High School and Lansdale’s North Penn Senior High School, which ranked nineteenth and twentieth, respectively.

See the complete list at Philadelphia Business Journal by clicking here.

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