Thirteen high schools from Montgomery County are among the fifty top-scoring schools on Keystone Exams in the Philadelphia Area for 2019, writes Kennedy Rose for the Philadelphia Business Journal.
The Keystone Exams test students in several subjects and labels them as advanced, proficient, basic, or below basic. The schools were ranked according to “superior” scores determined by combining the percentage of students who scored “proficient” and “advanced.”
Lower Merion High School ranked highest at eighth place with 96.2 percent superior scoring in literature, 93.5 percent in biology, and 89.2 percent in Algebra I.
Harriton Senior High School is next at tenth place with 95.3 percent superior scoring in literature, 89.9 percent in biology, and 87.4 percent in Algebra I.
Lower Moreland High School ranked at No. 12, closely followed by Upper Dublin High School at No. 13 and Wissahickon High School at No. 18.
Meanwhile, Perkiomen Valley High School came in at No. 20, with Spring-Ford High School next at No. 23. Souderton Area High School ranked at No. 30, while Plymouth-Whitemarsh Senior High School ranked at No. 33.
The list is rounded off by Abington Senior High School at No. 35, Springfield Township High School at No. 37, Methacton High School at No.41, and North Penn Senior High School at No. 45.
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