Top 10 Best Armstrong County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,024 students in Armstrong County, PA. Armstrong County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Armstrong County, PA are Apollo-ridge High School, South Buffalo Elementary School and Dayton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Armstrong County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Armstrong County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Armstrong County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Apollo-ridge High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1825 State Route 56
Spring Church, PA 15686
(724) 478-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 373 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
South Buffalo Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
562 Freeport Rd
Freeport, PA 16229
(724) 295-9510
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
Rank: #33.
Dayton Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
175 E. Grant Avenue
Dayton, PA 16222
(814) 257-8816
Grades: K-6
| 240 students
Rank: #44.
Leechburg Area High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
215 1st St
Leechburg, PA 15656
(724) 842-0571
Grades: 9-12
| 237 students
Rank: #55.
Sugarcreek Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1290 State Route 268
Cowansville, PA 16218
(724) 545-2409
Grades: K-6
| 256 students
Rank: #66.
Shannock Valley Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
210 Cowanshannock Avenue
Rural Valley, PA 16249
(724) 783-6991
Grades: K-6
| 376 students
Rank: #77.
West Shamokin Junior Senior High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
178 Wolf Drive
Rural Valley, PA 16249
(724) 783-7040
Grades: 7-12
| 590 students
Rank: #88.
West Hills Primary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
181 Heritage Park Drive
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 548-7651
Grades: K-3
| 653 students
Rank: #99.
Elderton Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
239 S. Lytle Street
Elderton, PA 15736
(724) 354-2131
Grades: K-6
| 220 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
David Leech Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Siberian Ave
Leechburg, PA 15656
(724) 845-6071
Grades: PK-5
| 329 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
West Hills Intermediate School
Math: 47% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
175 Heritage Park Drive
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 543-1121
Grades: 4-6
| 546 students
Rank: #1212.
Armstrong Junior Senior High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Buffington Dr
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 548-7600
Grades: 7-12
| 1,631 students
Rank: #1313.
Leechburg Area Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
215 1st St.
Leechburg, PA 15656
(724) 845-7701
Grades: 6-8
| 159 students
Rank: #1414.
Lenape Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Center Ave
Ford City, PA 16226
(724) 763-5299
Grades: K-6
| 808 students
Rank: #1515.
Apollo-ridge Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1831 State Route 56
Spring Church, PA 15686
(724) 478-6000
Grades: K-5
| 524 students
Rank: #1616.
Lenape Technical
Vocational School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2215 Chaplin Avenue
Ford City, PA 16226
(724) 763-7116
Grades: 9-12
| 524 students
Rank: #1717.
Apollo-ridge Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1829 State Route 56
Spring Church, PA 15686
(724) 478-6000
Grades: 6-8
| 277 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Armstrong County, PA

Armstrong County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
616 1st Street Ext
Apollo, PA 15613
(724) 478-3716
Grades: 3-5
| 194 students
705 Butler Rd
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 545-3212
Grades: 1
| 170 students
239 South Lytle St
Elderton, PA 15736
(724) 354-3153
Grades: 7-12
| 304 students
4th Ave And 11th St
Ford City, PA 16226
(724) 763-5289
Grades: 7-12
| 689 students
325 4th St
Freeport, PA 16229
(724) 295-9020
Grades: 7-8
| 279 students
408 High St
Freeport, PA 16229
(724) 295-9250
Grades: K
| 129 students
210 N Mckean St
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 543-1295
Grades: 7-8
| 356 students
1200 Orr Ave
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 543-1591
Grades: 9-12
| 615 students
598 Silvis Hollow Rd
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 548-7696
Grades: K-6
| 160 students
1141 Airport Road
Vandergrift, PA 15690
(724) 568-2552
Grades: K-6
| 105 students
330 Pheasant Farm Rd
New Bethlehem, PA 16242
(814) 275-1550
Grades: K-6
| 136 students
Po Box 118
North Apollo, PA 15673
(724) 478-2204
Grades: 1-2
| 139 students
Rr 4 Box 316
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 545-1723
Grades: K-5
| 251 students
Po Box 147
Spring Church, PA 15686
(724) 478-1129
Grades: K
| 121 students
838 Butler Rd
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 548-7651
Grades: 2-5
| 598 students

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