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The top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Pennsylvania is 45%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 63%.
The top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania are Central High School, Masterman Julia R Sec School and Downingtown Stem Academy. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Bryn Mawr, Gibsonia and Wayne.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Pennsylvania (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Central High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121700 W Olney Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19141
    (215) 276-5262

  • Rank: #22.
    Masterman Julia R Sec SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-121699 Spring Garden St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19130
    (215) 299-4661

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Downingtown Stem AcademyMath: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12335 Manor Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610) 269-8460

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Northwest Pa Collegiate AcademyMagnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122825 State St
    EriePA 16508
    (814) 874-6300

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Bower Hill Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-3424 Bower Hill Road
    VenetiaPA 15367
    (724) 941-0913

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Fairview Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5738 Dorseyville Rd
    PittsburghPA 15238
    (412) 963-9315

  • Rank: #77.
    Downingtown High School East CampusMath: 92% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1250 Devon Drive
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610) 363-6400

  • Rank: #88.
    Peters Township High SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12264 E Mcmurray Rd
    CanonsburgPA 15317
    (724) 941-6250

  • Rank: #99.
    Mt Lebanon Senior High SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12155 Cochran Rd
    PittsburghPA 15228
    (412) 344-2003

  • Rank: #1010.
    Hampton High SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122929 Mccully Rd
    Allison ParkPA 15101
    (412) 492-6376

  • Rank: #1111.
    Haverford Senior High SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12200 Mill Rd
    HavertownPA 19083
    (610) 853-5900

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Abington Heights High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 5%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12222 Noble Road
    Clarks SummitPA 18411
    (570) 585-5300

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Strath Haven High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12205 S Providence Rd
    WallingfordPA 19086
    (610) 892-3470

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Upper Saint Clair High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121825 Mclaughlin Run Rd
    PittsburghPA 15241
    (412) 833-1600

  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    Fairview High SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-127460 Mccray Rd
    FairviewPA 16415
    (814) 474-2600

  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    Franklin Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-52401 Rochester Rd
    SewickleyPA 15143
    (412) 366-9663

  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    Pleasant Valley Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-3250 E Mcmurray Rd
    CanonsburgPA 15317
    (724) 941-6260

  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    Wexford Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-3250 Brown Road
    WexfordPA 15090
    (724) 935-4631

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    North Allegheny High SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1210375 Perry Hwy
    WexfordPA 15090
    (724) 934-7200

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Wissahickon Senior High SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12521 Houston Rd
    AmblerPA 19002
    (215) 619-8112

  • Rank: #2121.
    Franklin Towne ChsCharter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 5%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-125301 Tacony St Building 108, B
    PhiladelphiaPA 19137
    (215) 289-5000

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Mars Area Senior High SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12520 Route 228
    MarsPA 16046
    (724) 625-1581

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    South Fayette Township High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-123640 Old Oakdale Rd
    Mc DonaldPA 15057
    (412) 221-4542

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Unionville High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12750 Unionville Road
    Kennett SquarePA 19348
    (610) 347-1600

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Fox Chapel Area High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12611 Field Club Rd
    PittsburghPA 15238
    (412) 967-2430

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Spring-ford Shs 9-12 CenterMath: 89% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12350 S Lewis Rd
    RoyersfordPA 19468
    (610) 705-6001

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Central Columbia Senior High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-124777 Old Berwick Rd
    BloomsburgPA 17815
    (570) 784-2833

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Danville Area Senior High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12733 Ironmen Lane
    DanvillePA 17821
    (570) 271-3268

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Hillendale Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51850 Hillendale Road
    Chadds FordPA 19317
    (610) 388-1439

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Lower Moreland High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12555 Red Lion Rd
    Huntingdon ValleyPA 19006
    (215) 938-0220

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Markham Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5165 Crescent Dr
    PittsburghPA 15228
    (412) 344-2152

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    New Hope-solebury High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12182 W Bridge St
    New HopePA 18938
    (215) 862-2028

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Pine-richland High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12700 Warrendale Rd
    GibsoniaPA 15044
    (724) 625-4444

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Sunrise Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5171 Sunrise Dr
    IrwinPA 15642
    (724) 864-6700

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Wrightstown Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4729 Penns Park Rd
    NewtownPA 18940
    (215) 944-2300

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