Top 10 Best Cambria County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 17,311 students in Cambria County, PA. Cambria County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Cambria County, PA are Cambria Heights Senior High School, Central Cambria High School and Penn Cambria High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cambria County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Cambria County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Cambria County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cambria Heights Senior High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
426 Glendale Lake Rd
Patton, PA 16668
(814) 674-3601
Grades: 9-12
| 459 students
Rank: #22.
Central Cambria High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
204 Schoolhouse Rd
Ebensburg, PA 15931
(814) 472-8860
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
Penn Cambria High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Linden Ave
Cresson, PA 16630
(814) 886-8188
Grades: 9-12
| 550 students
Rank: #44.
Richland Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
321 Schoolhouse Rd
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 266-5757
Grades: K-6
| 790 students
Rank: #55.
Northern Cambria High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
813 35th St
Northern Cambria, PA 15714
(814) 948-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 334 students
Rank: #66.
Richland High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
One Academic Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 266-6081
Grades: 7-12
| 751 students
Rank: #77.
Cambria Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
212 Schoolhouse Rd
Ebensburg, PA 15931
(814) 472-8432
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #88.
Penn Cambria Intrmd School
Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
376 Wood St
Lilly, PA 15938
(814) 886-8532
Grades: 3-4
| 241 students
Rank: #99.
Portage Area Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
84 Mountain Ave
Portage, PA 15946
(814) 736-9636
Grades: PK-6
| 479 students
Rank: #1010.
Glendale Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1500 Beaver Valley Rd
Flinton, PA 16640
(814) 687-4263
Grades: K-6
| 394 students
Rank: #1111.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3704 William Penn Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15909
(814) 749-8421
Grades: K-5
| 219 students
Rank: #1212.
Cambria Heights Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
138 East Campbell St
Carrolltown, PA 15722
(814) 344-8506
Grades: PK-5
| 582 students
Rank: #1313.
Westmont Hilltop Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
827 Diamond Blvd
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 255-8707
Grades: K-6
| 718 students
Rank: #1414.
Forest Hills Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
547 Locust Street
Sidman, PA 15955
(814) 487-7613
Grades: PK-6
| 1,022 students
Rank: #1515.
Conemaugh Valley Junior Senior High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1342 William Penn Ave
Johnstown, PA 15906
(814) 535-5523
Grades: 7-12
| 365 students
Rank: #1616.
Conemaugh Valley Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1340 William Penn Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15906
(814) 535-6970
Grades: PK-6
| 379 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Ferndale Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Dartmouth Ave
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 535-6724
Grades: PK-6
| 382 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Portage Area Junior Senior High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
85 Mountain Ave
Portage, PA 15946
(814) 736-9636
Grades: 7-12
| 434 students
Rank: #1919.
Cambria Heights Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
414 Glendale Lake Rd
Patton, PA 16668
(814) 674-6290
Grades: 6-8
| 298 students
Rank: #2020.
Forest Hills Junior Senior High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
489 Locust St
Sidman, PA 15955
(814) 487-7613
Grades: 7-12
| 829 students
Rank: #2121.
Penn Cambria Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Division St
Gallitzin, PA 16641
(814) 886-4181
Grades: 5-8
| 521 students
Rank: #2222.
Westmont Hilltop Junior Senior High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Fair Oaks Dr
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 255-8726
Grades: 7-12
| 703 students
Rank: #2323.
Northern Cambria Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Joseph St
Northern Cambria, PA 15714
(814) 948-5880
Grades: PK-4
| 366 students
Rank: #2424.
Central Cambria Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
206 Schoolhouse Road
Ebensburg, PA 15931
(814) 472-6505
Grades: 6-8
| 414 students
Rank: #2525.
Greater Johnstown School District's Cybe
Magnet School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1091 Broad St
Johnstown, PA 15906
(814) 533-5550
Grades: K-12
| 44 students
Rank: #2626.
Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Harlan Ave
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 288-5757
Grades: 7-12
| 306 students
Rank: #2727.
Glendale Junior Senior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1466 Beaver Valley Rd
Flinton, PA 16640
(814) 687-4261
Grades: 7-12
| 381 students
Rank: #2828.
Northern Cambria Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Joseph St
Northern Cambria, PA 15714
(814) 948-5880
Grades: 5-8
| 352 students
Rank: #2929.
Blacklick Valley El Center
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 W Railroad St
Nanty Glo, PA 15943
(814) 749-9211
Grades: PK-6
| 379 students
Rank: #3030.
Blacklick Valley Junior Senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
555 Birch St
Nanty Glo, PA 15943
(814) 749-9211
Grades: 7-12
| 290 students
Rank: #3131.
Greater Johnstown Senior High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Central Ave
Johnstown, PA 15902
(814) 533-5601
Grades: 8-12
| 1,035 students
Rank: #3232.
West Side Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
196 Westgate Dr
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 533-5540
Grades: PK-4
| 1,337 students
Rank: #3333.
Greater Johnstown Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
220 Messenger Street
Johnstown, PA 15902
(814) 533-5550
Grades: 5-7
| 607 students
Admiral Peary Avts
Vocational School
948 Ben Franklin Highway
Ebensburg, PA 15931
(814) 472-6490
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Greater Johnstown Ctc
Vocational School
445 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 266-6073
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
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Cambria County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
251 Corrections Road, 251 Corr
Cresson, PA 16630
(814) 886-6258
Grades: 9-12
| 21 students
220 Messenger St
Johnstown, PA 15902
(814) 533-5550
Grades: PK-5
| 686 students
1340 William Penn Ave
Johnstown, PA 15906
(814) 539-6524
Grades: PK-3
| 193 students
489 Locust St
Sidman, PA 15955
(814) 487-7613
Grades: 10-12
| 453 students
1427 Frankstown Rd
Sidman, PA 15955
(814) 495-4611
Grades: 7-9
| 409 students
84 Mountain Avenue
Portage, PA 15946
(814) 736-9636
Grades: 4-7
| 293 students
340 Theatre Dr
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 266-1435
Grades: 6-7
| 252 students
220 Highfield Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 266-6081
Grades: 8-12
| 688 students
200 Fair Oaks Dr
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 255-8726
Grades: 9-12
| 471 students
827 Diamond Blvd
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 255-8704
Grades: 5-8
| 484 students

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