Sunday, October 4, 2015

Montco high schools dominate Pennsylvania's Top 50

Nine Montgomery County schools are ranked in U.S. News' Top 50 High Schools in Pennsylvania. Radnor and Lower Moreland made the top 10.

Montco high schools dominate Pennsylvania's Top 50


U.S. News & World Report released its annual high school rankings on Tuesday, and Montgomery County performed very well compared with the rest of the state. 

With nine schools in the top 50, Montco was the leading county in Pennsylvania.

The magazine evaluated public, magnet and charter schools -- but notably, all of Montco's top achievers are regular public high schools. 

Philadelphia has six schools in the top 50, including No. 1 Masterman and No. 6 Central.  But all of Philadelphia's top schools are magnet or charter campuses.

For the full list, visit U.S. News & World Report.  Here are Montco's winners:

No. 8 -- Radnor High School, Radnor Township

No. 9 -- Lower Moreland High School, Huntingdon Valley

No. 17 -- Lower Merion High School, Ardmore

No. 24 -- Wissahickon Senior High School, Ambler

No. 28 -- Upper Dublin High School, Fort Washington

No. 31 -- Plymouth-Whitemarsh High, Plymouth Meeting

No. 38 -- Souderton Area Senior High School, Souderton

No. 39 -- Harriton Senior High School, Rosemont

No. 46 -- North Penn Senior High School, Lansdale

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