Top 10 Best Pennsylvania Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 151 blue ribbon public schools serving 79,058 students in Pennsylvania.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Pennsylvania are Central High School, Masterman Julia R Sec School and Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pennsylvania blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 62% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Pennsylvania Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 276-5262
Grades: 9-12
| 2,371 students
Rank: #22.
Masterman Julia R Sec School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1699 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 299-4661
Grades: 5-12
| 1,197 students
Rank: #33.
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy
Magnet School
Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2825 State St
Erie, PA 16508
(814) 874-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 853 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
738 Dorseyville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 963-9315
Grades: K-5
| 358 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
250 E Mcmurray Rd
Canonsburg, PA 15317
(724) 941-6260
Grades: K-3
| 407 students
Rank: #66.
Franklin Towne Chs
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5301 Tacony St Building 108, B
Philadelphia, PA 19137
(215) 289-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,162 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
New Hope-solebury High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
182 W Bridge St
New Hope, PA 18938
(215) 862-2028
Grades: 9-12
| 520 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Sunrise Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
171 Sunrise Dr
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 864-6700
Grades: K-5
| 313 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Tyrone Area High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1001 Clay Ave
Tyrone, PA 16686
(814) 684-4240
Grades: 9-12
| 553 students
Rank: #1010.
Hampton High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
2929 Mccully Rd
Allison Park, PA 15101
(412) 492-6376
Grades: 9-12
| 1,000 students
Rank: #1111.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2401 Rochester Rd
Sewickley, PA 15143
(412) 366-9663
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #1212.
Baker Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2300 Morton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
(412) 833-1600
Grades: K-4
| 380 students
Rank: #1313.
Pocopson Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1105 Pocopson Road
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 793-9241
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #1414.
Pickering Valley Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
121 Byers Rd
Chester Springs, PA 19425
(610) 458-5324
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
Chadds Ford Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3 Baltimore Pike
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
(610) 388-1112
Grades: K-5
| 345 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
Devon Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 S Fairfield Rd
Devon, PA 19333
(610) 240-1450
Grades: K-4
| 603 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
Mccormick Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2801 Beaver Grade Rd
Coraopolis, PA 15108
(412) 264-9440
Grades: K-4
| 191 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
New Eagle Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
507 Pugh Rd
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 240-1550
Grades: K-4
| 480 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
Sabold Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
468 E Thomson Ave
Springfield, PA 19064
(610) 938-6500
Grades: 2-5
| 625 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
Souderton Cs Collaborative
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
110 E Broad Street
Souderton, PA 18964
(215) 721-4560
Grades: K-8
| 231 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
Wissahickon Senior High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
521 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA 19002
(215) 619-8112
Grades: 9-12
| 1,360 students
Rank: #15 - 2215. - 22.
Wrightstown Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
729 Penns Park Rd
Newtown, PA 18940
(215) 944-2300
Grades: K-4
| 207 students
Rank: #2323.
Southern Columbia High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
812 Southern Drive
Catawissa, PA 17820
(570) 356-3450
Grades: 9-12
| 417 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Wexford Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
250 Brown Road
Wexford, PA 15090
(724) 935-4631
Grades: K-3
| 446 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Whitemarsh Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4120 Joshua Rd
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
(610) 828-9092
Grades: K-3
| 402 students
Rank: #2626.
Merion Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
549 S Bowman Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066
(610) 645-1470
Grades: K-5
| 602 students
Rank: #2727.
York Suburban Senior High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1800 Hollywood Dr
York, PA 17403
(717) 885-1270
Grades: 9-12
| 914 students
Rank: #2828.
Lehigh Valley Charter High School For Th
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
321 E. Third St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 868-2971
Grades: 9-12
| 627 students
Rank: #2929.
Mars Area Senior High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
520 Route 228
Mars, PA 16046
(724) 625-1581
Grades: 9-12
| 1,087 students
Rank: #3030.
High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1600 W Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5079
Grades: 7-12
| 889 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Freeport Area Senior High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
625 South Pike Rd
Sarver, PA 16055
(724) 295-5143
Grades: 9-12
| 605 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Loomis Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
369 N Central Blvd
Broomall, PA 19008
(610) 359-4350
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Laurel Junior Senior High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2497 Harlansburg Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 658-9056
Grades: 7-12
| 550 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2 Ralston Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(412) 344-2147
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #3535.
Donaldson Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
600 Donaldson Road
Oakdale, PA 15071
(724) 213-1010
Grades: K-5
| 524 students
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