Over 60% of PA’s Best Public High Schools Located in Philadelphia Region

According to a recent Philadelphia Business Journal analysis of Pennsylvania Department of Education data, a total of 32 out of 50 of the best public high schools in PA, ranked according to SAT scores, are located in the Greater Philadelphia region.

The number one public high school in PA is Julia R. Masterman Middle and High School, located in the Spring Garden neighborhood in Philadelphia County, with an SAT average of 1993.  A total of seven of the top 10 are also located within the region, including Downingtown STEM Academy in Chester County, Harriton High School in Montgomery County, and Radnor High School in Delaware County.

The high concentration of the state’s best public high schools located within Greater Philadelphia is a testament to the excellent access to public education in the region; it fosters both economic prosperity and the growing workforce of the region, contributing to the successful future of the Greater Philadelphia region.

See further rankings of public high schools in PA on the Philadelphia Business Journal.