Top 10 Best Montgomery County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 156 public schools serving 115,300 students in Montgomery County, PA (there are 234 private schools, serving 36,613 private students). 76% of all K-12 students in Montgomery County, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%). Montgomery County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Montgomery County, PA are Wissahickon Sr. High School, Merion Elementary School and Stony Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Montgomery County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Montgomery County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Montgomery County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wissahickon Sr. High School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
521 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA 19002
(215) 619-8112
Grades: 9-12
| 1,467 students
Rank: #22.
Merion Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
549 S Bowman Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066
(610) 645-1470
Grades: K-5
| 544 students
Rank: #33.
Stony Creek Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1721 Yost Rd
Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 619-8108
Grades: K-5
| 594 students
Rank: #44.
Gladwyne School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
230 West Righters Mill Rd
Gladwyne, PA 19035
(610) 645-1440
Grades: K-5
| 691 students
Rank: #55.
Lower Merion High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
315 E Montgomery Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003
(610) 645-1810
Grades: 9-12
| 1,628 students
Rank: #66.
Upper Dublin High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
800 Loch Alsh Ave
Fort Washington, PA 19034
(215) 643-8900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,320 students
Rank: #77.
Penn Wynne School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
250 Haverford Rd
Wynnewood, PA 19096
(610) 645-1450
Grades: K-5
| 732 students
Rank: #88.
Cynwyd School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
101 W Levering Mill Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(610) 645-1430
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #99.
Fort Washington Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Highland & Fort Washington Ave
Fort Washington, PA 19034
(215) 643-8961
Grades: K-5
| 505 students
Rank: #1010.
Upper Merion High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
440 Crossfield Rd
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
(610) 205-3802
Grades: 9-12
| 1,291 students
Rank: #1111.
Penn Valley School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
301 Righters Mill Rd
Narberth, PA 19072
(610) 645-1460
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #1212.
Lower Moreland High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
555 Red Lion Rd
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
(215) 938-0220
Grades: 9-12
| 824 students
Rank: #1313.
Souderton Area Sr. High School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
625 Lower Road
Souderton, PA 18964
(215) 723-2808
Grades: 9-12
| 2,088 students
Rank: #1414.
Plymouth-whitemarsh Sr. High School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
201 E Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 825-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,503 students
Rank: #1515.
Methacton High School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1005 Kriebel Mill Road
Norristown, PA 19403
(610) 489-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,584 students
Rank: #1616.
Upper Providence Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
833 South Lewis Rd Bldg 3
Royersford, PA 19468
(610) 705-6009
Grades: K-4
| 466 students
Rank: #1717.
Belmont Hills Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 School Street
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(610) 645-1420
Grades: K-5
| 454 students
Rank: #1818.
Lower Gwynedd Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
571 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA 19002
(215) 619-8100
Grades: K-5
| 631 students
Rank: #1919.
Souderton Cs Collaborative
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
110 E Broad Street
Souderton, PA 18964
(215) 721-4560
Grades: K-8
| 226 students
Rank: #2020.
Whitemarsh Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4120 Joshua Rd
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
(610) 828-9092
Grades: K-3
| 440 students
Rank: #2121.
North Penn Sr. High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1340 S Valley Forge Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446
(215) 368-9800
Grades: 10-12
| 3,138 students
Rank: #2222.
Blue Bell Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
801 Symphony Ln
Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 619-8102
Grades: K-5
| 505 students
Rank: #2323.
Salford Hills Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2721 Barndt Rd
Harleysville, PA 19438
(610) 287-9197
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #2424.
Chestnutwold Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
630 Loraine St
Ardmore, PA 19003
(610) 853-5900
Grades: K-5
| 618 students
Rank: #2525.
Skippack Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4081 Heckler Rd
Collegeville, PA 19426
(610) 409-6060
Grades: K-5
| 607 students
Rank: #2626.
Bala-cynwyd MiddleSchool
(Math: 65% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
510 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(610) 645-1480
Grades: 6-8
| 1,016 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Candlebrook Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
310 Prince Frederick St
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
(610) 205-3702
Grades: K-4
| 325 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Limerick Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
81 Limerick Center Rd
Royersford, PA 19468
(610) 705-6007
Grades: K-4
| 256 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Worcester Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3017 Skippack Pike
Lansdale, PA 19446
(610) 489-5000
Grades: K-4
| 404 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Evergreen Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
98 Kagey Rd
Collegeville, PA 19426
(610) 409-9751
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Maple Glen Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1581 Fort Washington Avenue
Ambler, PA 19002
(215) 643-3421
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #3232.
Welsh Valley MiddleSchool
(Math: 65% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
325 Tower Lane
Narberth, PA 19072
(610) 658-3920
Grades: 6-8
| 991 students
Rank: #3333.
Rydal East School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1160 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
(215) 884-1308
Grades: K-6
| 590 students
Rank: #3434.
Ridge Park Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Karrs Lane
Conshohocken, PA 19428
(610) 825-1083
Grades: K-3
| 533 students
Rank: #3535.
Plymouth Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
542 Plymouth Rd
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 825-8190
Grades: K-3
| 574 students
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Montgomery County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2765 Egypt Rd
Norristown, PA 19403
(610) 489-5000
Grades: K-4
| 452 students
69 Meadowbrook Avenue
Hatboro, PA 19040
(215) 420-5300
Grades: K-5
| 301 students
920 Morris St
Pottstown, PA 19464
(610) 970-6635
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
West & Highland Avenues
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 884-1801
Grades: 9-12
| 185 students
West & Highland Avenues
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 884-1801
Grades: 7-8
| 102 students
1125 Limekiln Pike
Ambler, PA 19002
(215) 420-5800
Grades: K
| 95 students
250 Maple Ave
Harleysville, PA 19438
(215) 256-9121
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
131 Rosemary Ave
Ambler, PA 19002
(215) 619-8104
Grades: K-3
| 176 students
Old York And Melrose Avenue
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Grades: 6-8
| 20 students
130 Spring Avenue
Hatboro, PA 19040
(215) 420-5400
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
29 East First Ave Trappe Bldg
Collegeville, PA 19426
(610) 489-1196
Grades: 8-12
| 27 students
2925 Byberry Rd
Hatboro, PA 19040
(215) 674-2446
Grades: K-5
| 721 students
400 S Lewis Rd
Royersford, PA 19468
(610) 705-6011
Grades: 9
| 588 students
3990 Orangemans Road
Hatboro, PA 19040
(215) 325-1700
Grades: 3-5
| 764 students
3980 Orangemans Road
Hatboro, PA 19040
(215) 325-1400
Grades: K-2
| 705 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Montgomery County, PA?
The top ranked public schools in Montgomery County, PA include Wissahickon Sr. High School, Merion Elementary School and Stony Creek Elementary School. Montgomery County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
How many public schools are located in Montgomery County, PA?
156 public schools are located in Montgomery County, PA.
What percentage of students in Montgomery County, PA go to public school?
76% of all K-12 students in Montgomery County, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Montgomery County, PA?
Montgomery County, PA public schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public schools average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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