Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Pennsylvania (2024)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Pennsylvania are Pleasant Valley Elementary School, Bradford Woods Elementary School and Fairview Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Bala Cynwyd, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr.
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 36%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 55%.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Pennsylvania (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-3
250 E Mcmurray Rd
Canonsburg, PA 15317
(724) 941-6260
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Bradford Woods Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
41 Forest Road
Bradfordwoods, PA 15015
(724) 935-5081
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Fairview Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
738 Dorseyville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 963-9315
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Bower Hill Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-3
424 Bower Hill Road
Venetia, PA 15367
(724) 941-0913
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Mccormick Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
2801 Beaver Grade Rd
Coraopolis, PA 15108
(412) 264-9440
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Richland Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-3
3811 Bakerstown Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044
(724) 443-1558
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Wexford Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-3
250 Brown Road
Wexford, PA 15090
(724) 935-4631
Rank: #88.
Merion Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
549 S Bowman Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066
(610) 645-1470
Rank: #99.
Masterman Julia R Sec School
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
1699 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 400-7580
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Ithan Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
695 Clyde Rd
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 527-1357
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Waverly School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
103 Waverly Rd
Waverly, PA 18471
(570) 585-6300
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
William Penn Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
110 Woodlet Ln
Bethel Park, PA 15102
(412) 854-8522
Rank: #1313.
Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2401 Rochester Rd
Sewickley, PA 15143
(412) 366-9663
Rank: #1414.
Ohara Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
115 Cabin Lane
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 963-0333
Rank: #1515.
Stony Creek Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1721 Yost Rd
Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 619-8108
Rank: #1616.
Gladwyne School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
230 West Righters Mill Rd
Gladwyne, PA 19035
(610) 645-1440
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Baker Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
2300 Morton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
(412) 833-1600
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Devon Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
400 S Fairfield Rd
Devon, PA 19333
(610) 240-1450
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Eisenhower Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
100 Warwick Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
(412) 833-1600
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Foster Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
700 Vermont Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(412) 344-2162
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Hartwood Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
3730 Saxonburg Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 767-5396
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Hillside Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
507 Howellville Rd
Berwyn, PA 19312
(610) 240-1500
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Sunrise Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
171 Sunrise Dr
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 864-6700
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Sunset Valley Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
11605 Dickens Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
(724) 861-3035
Rank: #17 - 2517. - 25.
Wyland Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2284 Wyland Ave
Allison Park, PA 15101
(412) 492-6345
Rank: #2626.
Streams Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
1560 Ashlawn Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
(412) 833-1600
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Beaumont Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 10%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
575 Beaumont Rd
Devon, PA 19333
(610) 240-1400
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Pickering Valley Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 10%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
121 Byers Rd
Chester Springs, PA 19425
(610) 458-5324
Rank: #2929.
Edgeworth Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
200 Meadow Ln
Sewickley, PA 15143
(412) 749-3605
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Marshall Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
5135 Wexford Run Rd
Wexford, PA 15090
(724) 935-4044
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
New Eagle Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
507 Pugh Rd
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 240-1550
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Rose Tree Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1101 First Ave
Media, PA 19063
(610) 627-7201
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Shamona Creek Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
501 Dorlan Mill Rd
Downingtown, PA 19335
(610) 458-8703
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Wallingford Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
20 S Providence Road
Wallingford, PA 19086
(610) 892-3470
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Penn Wynne School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
250 Haverford Rd
Wynnewood, PA 19096
(610) 645-1450
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