These Seven Chester County Public High Schools Placed Among Top 50 in Pennsylvania for 2024


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Seven Chester County public high schools, including Downingtown East High School, are among the top 50 in Pennsylvania for 2024, according to a new ranking by

Seven Chester County public high schools found their place among the top 50 in Pennsylvania for 2024, according to a new ranking recently released by Niche.

To determine the ranking for its 2024 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania list, Niche performed an analysis of key statistics from data provided by the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews written by students and parents. The metrics used include state test scores, college readiness, graduation scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.

Schools were graded using eight main categories. All schools in the top 50 list received an A+ or an A grade for their overall score.

For local schools, Conestoga Senior High School ranked highest in second place, reaffirming its position from the two previous years. The school has an average graduation rate of 98 percent, with 92 percent of its students being proficient in reading and 91 percent in math.

Downingtown STEM Academy once again cracked the top five in fourth place. The school boasts a graduation rate of 99 percent, 99 percent reading proficiency, and 95 percent math proficiency.

Here is the full list of all Chester County schools that made the top 50 public high schools in Pennsylvania:

See the entire ranking of the top 50 public high schools at Niche.


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