12 Montgomery County Public High Schools Rank Among Top 50 in Pa. for 2023

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12 Montgomery County high schools have been recognized by Niche for academic excellence.

Twelve Montgomery County public high schools are among the top 50 in Pennsylvania for 2022, according to a new ranking recently released by Niche.

To determine the ranking for its 2023 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania list, Niche analyzed key statistics from data provided by the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews written by students and parents. The metrics included SAT and ACT scores, college readiness, graduation scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.

Schools were graded using eight main categories; academics was weighted as most important.

All schools on the top 50 list received A+ or A grades overall.

For local schools, Lower Merion High School ranked highest, in fifth place. The school climbed one spot compared with last year and dethroned Harriton Senior High School as the highest placed in the county.

Here is the full list of all Montgomery County public high schools that made the top 50 high schools in Pa.:

5Lower Merion High SchoolArdmore
6Harriton Senior High SchoolRosemont
16Wissahickon Senior High SchoolAmbler
22Upper Dublin High SchoolFort Washington
24Plymouth-Whitemarsh Senior High SchoolPlymouth Meeting
25North Penn Senior High SchoolLansdale
26Lower Moreland High SchoolHuntingdon Valley
32Spring-Ford Senior High SchoolRoyersford
43Upper Merion High SchoolKing of Prussia
45Perkiomen Valley High SchoolCollegeville
47Abington Senior High SchoolAbington
50Methacton High SchoolEagleville

The statewide scholastic ranking — including the noted Montgomery County public high schools — is at Niche.

Editor’s Note: This post ran originally in MONTCO Today on Oct. 1, 2022; it has been verified as accurate.


Lower Merion High School, the highest ranked in Montgomery County, remembered its most famous graduate, Kobe Bryant, in this video from 2020.

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