Top 10 Best Armstrong County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 9,036 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 Buffalo 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 51% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Armstrong County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 37% (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
| 328 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
| 251 students
Rank: #33.
Buffalo Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 Sarver Rd
Freeport, PA 16229
(724) 353-9577
Grades: K-5
| 556 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 202 students
Rank: #55.
Freeport Area MiddleSchool
Math: 60% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
629 South Pike Rd.
Freeport, PA 16229
(724) 295-9020
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students
Rank: #66.
Kiski Area North Primary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1048 School Road
Leechburg, PA 15656
(724) 845-2032
Grades: K-4
| 526 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 192 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 224 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 331 students
Rank: #1010.
West Shamokin Jr. Sr. 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
| 593 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 574 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 222 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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
| 292 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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
| 499 students
Rank: #1515.
Armstrong Jr. Sr. High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Buffington Dr
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 548-7600
Grades: 7-12
| 1,599 students
Rank: #1616.
Leechburg Area MiddleSchool
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
215 1st St.
Leechburg, PA 15656
(724) 845-7701
Grades: 6-8
| 152 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 730 students
Rank: #1818.
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: PK-5
| 522 students
Rank: #1919.
Lenape Tech
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
| 520 students
Rank: #2020.
Apollo-ridge MiddleSchool
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
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
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
2780 Oneida Valley Rd
Parker, PA 16049
(724) 894-2831
Grades: K-6
| 330 students
838 Butler Rd
Kittanning, PA 16201
(724) 548-7651
Grades: 2-5
| 598 students

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