Ten Montgomery County high schools have found their place in the fifty best Pennsylvania high schools, according to a new ranking published by U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News reviewed more than 24,000 high schools nationwide to create its annual list. The metrics used to determine the ranking include graduation rates, college readiness, math and reading proficiency, and underserved student performance.
Among Montgomery County schools, Wissahickon High School in Ambler ranked highest in eighth place with a 97 percent graduation rate and college readiness of 56.3.
Next is Harriton High School in Rosemont in thirteenth place, closely followed by Lower Merion High School in Ardmore in fourteenth place.
Lower Moreland High School in Huntingdon Valley ranked at No. 21, followed by Spring-Ford Senior High School in Royersford at No. 26 and Upper Dublin High School in Fort Washington at No. 28.
Meanwhile, Perkiomen Valley High School in Collegeville came in at No. 30, with Jenkintown Middle/High School next at No. 43.
The Montgomery County entries are rounded off by Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School and Abington High School at No. 44 and 48 respectively.
Read more about the rankings at the U.S. News & World Report by clicking here.