Top 10 Best Westmoreland County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 82 public schools serving 41,019 students in Westmoreland County, PA (there are 44 private schools, serving 3,912 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Westmoreland County, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Westmoreland County, PA are Norwin Sr. High School, Penn Trafford High School and Sunrise Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Westmoreland County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Westmoreland County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Westmoreland County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Norwin Sr. High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
251 Mcmahon Dr
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3005
Grades: 9-12
| 1,624 students
Rank: #22.
Penn Trafford High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3381 Route 130
Harrison City, PA 15636
(724) 744-4471
Grades: 9-12
| 1,271 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Sunrise Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
171 Sunrise Dr
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 864-6700
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Sunset Valley Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11605 Dickens Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3035
Grades: K-4
| 438 students
Rank: #55.
Franklin Regional Sr. High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3200 School Rd
Murrysville, PA 15668
(724) 327-5456
Grades: 9-12
| 1,101 students
Rank: #66.
Mccullough Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
213 Watt Rd
Jeannette, PA 15644
(724) 744-7441
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #77.
Greater Latrobe Sr. High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
131 High School Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650
(724) 539-4225
Grades: 9-12
| 1,178 students
Rank: #88.
Franklin Regional Primary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 83% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4121 Sardis Rd
Murrysville, PA 15668
(724) 327-5456
Grades: K-2
| 731 students
Rank: #99.
Hahntown Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
791 Entry Rd
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3020
Grades: K-4
| 456 students
Rank: #1010.
Hempfield Area Sr. High School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4345 State Route 136
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 834-9000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,709 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Level Green Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
650 Cypress Ct
Trafford, PA 15085
(412) 372-6603
Grades: K-5
| 246 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Sheridan Terrace Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1219 Morris Avenue
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3025
Grades: K-4
| 437 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Trafford Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 E Brinton Ave
Trafford, PA 15085
(412) 372-6600
Grades: K-5
| 198 students
Rank: #1414.
Harrison Park Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
18 Dell Avenue
Jeannette, PA 15644
(724) 744-2161
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #1515.
Franklin Regional Intermediate School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3240 School Rd
Murrysville, PA 15668
(724) 327-5456
Grades: 3-5
| 733 students
Rank: #1616.
Hillcrest Intermediate School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11091 Mockingbird Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3015
Grades: 5-6
| 791 students
Rank: #1717.
Ligonier Valley High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
40 Springer Rd
Ligonier, PA 15658
(724) 238-9531
Grades: 9-12
| 471 students
Rank: #1818.
Southmoreland Sr. High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2351 Route 981
Alverton, PA 15612
(724) 887-2010
Grades: 9-12
| 572 students
Rank: #1919.
Penn MiddleSchool
(Math: 57% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1007 Penn Middle Way
Jeannette, PA 15644
(724) 744-4431
Grades: 6-8
| 518 students
Rank: #2020.
Kiski Area High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
240 Hyde Park Rd
Vandergrift, PA 15690
(724) 845-8181
Grades: 9-12
| 1,106 students
Rank: #2121.
Burrell High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1021 Puckety Church Rd
New Kensington, PA 15068
(724) 334-1403
Grades: 9-12
| 574 students
Rank: #2222.
Maxwell Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1101 Old Salem Rd
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 850-3500
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #2323.
Trafford MiddleSchool
(Math: 52% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 E Brinton Ave
Trafford, PA 15085
(412) 372-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 325 students
Rank: #2424.
Wendover MiddleSchool
(Math: 52% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
425 Wendover Jr High Dr
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 838-4070
Grades: 6-8
| 430 students
Rank: #2525.
Derry Area Sr. High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
988 North Chestnut St Ext
Derry, PA 15627
(724) 694-2780
Grades: 9-12
| 594 students
Rank: #2626.
Kiski Area South Primary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
230 Mamont Dr
Export, PA 15632
(724) 327-4057
Grades: K-4
| 278 students
Rank: #2727.
Mountain View Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1010 Mountain View Dr
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 834-7399
Grades: K-6
| 562 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Franklin Regional MiddleSchool
(Math: 48% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4660 Old William Penn Hwy
Murrysville, PA 15668
(724) 327-5456
Grades: 6-8
| 794 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Norwin MiddleSchool
(Math: 48% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10870 Mockingbird Dr
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3010
Grades: 7-8
| 847 students
Rank: #3030.
Stewartsville Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
101 Carpenter Ln
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3030
Grades: K-4
| 461 students
Rank: #3131.
West Point Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
533 St Andrews Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 850-2270
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #3232.
Baggaley Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4080 Route 982
Latrobe, PA 15650
(724) 539-4531
Grades: K-6
| 518 students
Rank: #3333.
Latrobe Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20 Cedar St
Latrobe, PA 15650
(724) 539-9777
Grades: K-6
| 641 students
Rank: #3434.
Kiski Area East Primary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
420 Franklin Ave
Vandergrift, PA 15690
(724) 567-6706
Grades: K-4
| 425 students
Rank: #3535.
Mount Pleasant Area High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
265 State Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
(724) 547-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 609 students
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Westmoreland County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Po Box C
Alverton, PA 15612
(724) 887-2026
Grades: K-4
| 306 students
616 1st Street Ext
Apollo, PA 15613
(724) 478-3716
Grades: 3-5
| 194 students
238 Stewart St
Salina, PA 15680
(724) 697-4571
Grades: K-6
| 157 students
840 Bovardluxor Rd
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 850-5230
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
Rr 1 Box 157
Bradenville, PA 15620
(724) 537-4981
Grades: K-1
| 88 students
555 Rial Ln
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 850-2730
Grades: 7-12
| 29 students
555 Rial Lane
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 850-2730
Grades: K-2
| 204 students
1025 Knollwood Rd
New Kensington, PA 15068
(724) 335-9712
Grades: K-3
| 99 students
255 Third St
New Kensington, PA 15068
(724) 337-8851
Grades: K-3
| 240 students
110 Elmtree Rd
New Kensington, PA 15068
(724) 335-6271
Grades: K-3
| 255 students
15020 Ardara Rd
Irwin, PA 15642
(412) 823-1433
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
1000 Lowry Ave
Jeannette, PA 15644
(724) 527-1591
Grades: 5-8
| 312 students
800 Florida Avenue
Jeannette, PA 15644
(724) 523-5591
Grades: 9-12
| 264 students
1141 Airport Road
Vandergrift, PA 15690
(724) 568-2552
Grades: K-6
| 105 students
114 Education Ln
New Florence, PA 15944
(724) 238-4034
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
314 Loyalhanna School Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650
(724) 537-6751
Grades: K-1
| 145 students
314 Pittsburgh St
New Derry, PA 15671
(724) 694-5771
Grades: K-1
| 133 students
3170 School Rd
Murrysville, PA 15668
(724) 327-5456
Grades: K-5
| 215 students
4728 Route 66
Apollo, PA 15613
(724) 727-3426
Grades: K-2
| 105 students
10870 Mockingbird Dr
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 863-1250
Grades: 6-8
| 562 students
1015 Pennsylvania Ave
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 863-8410
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rr 1 Box 101
Ruffs Dale, PA 15679
(724) 696-3904
Grades: K-4
| 119 students
2414 School Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
(724) 547-4100
Grades: K-1
| 158 students
780 Brush Hill Rd
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3020
Grades: K-4
| 481 students
Po Box 94
Torrance, PA 15779
(724) 459-1034
Grades: Inquire with school
| 40 students
2358 Route 981
Alverton, PA 15612
(724) 887-2031
Grades: 7-8
| 344 students
1701 Alcoa Dr
New Kensington, PA 15068
(724) 335-2511
Grades: 6-8
| 442 students
4728 Route 66
Apollo, PA 15613
(724) 727-3426
Grades: 3-6
| 156 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Westmoreland County, PA?
The top ranked public schools in Westmoreland County, PA include Norwin Sr. High School, Penn Trafford High School and Sunrise Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Westmoreland County, PA?
82 public schools are located in Westmoreland County, PA.
What percentage of students in Westmoreland County, PA go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Westmoreland County, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Westmoreland County, PA?
Westmoreland County, PA public schools minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania public schools average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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