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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 62%.
The top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania are Central High School, Downingtown Stem Academy and Masterman Julia R Sec School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Bryn Mawr, Gibsonia and Allison Park.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in Pennsylvania (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    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: #1-21.-2.
    Downingtown Stem AcademyMath: ≥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: 9-12335 Manor Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610) 269-8460

  • Rank: #33.
    Masterman Julia R Sec SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-121699 Spring Garden St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19130
    (215) 299-4661

  • Rank: #44.
    Northwest Pa Collegiate AcademyMagnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122825 State St
    EriePA 16508
    (814) 874-6300

  • Rank: #55.
    Peters Township High SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12264 E Mcmurray Rd
    CanonsburgPA 15317
    (724) 941-6250

  • Rank: #66.
    Franklin Towne ChsCharter School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-125301 Tacony St Building 108, B
    PhiladelphiaPA 19137
    (215) 289-5000

  • Rank: #77.
    Upper Saint Clair High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121825 Mclaughlin Run Rd
    PittsburghPA 15241
    (412) 833-1600

  • Rank: #88.
    Unionville High SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12750 Unionville Road
    Kennett SquarePA 19348
    (610) 347-1600

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Conestoga Senior High SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12200 Irish Rd
    BerwynPA 19312
    (610) 240-1000

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    New Hope-solebury 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: 9-12182 W Bridge St
    New HopePA 18938
    (215) 862-2028

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Tyrone Area 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: 9-121001 Clay Ave
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-4240

  • Rank: #1212.
    Great Valley High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12225 North Phoenixville Pike
    MalvernPA 19355
    (610) 889-1900

  • Rank: #1313.
    Hampton 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: 9-122929 Mccully Rd
    Allison ParkPA 15101
    (412) 492-6376

  • Rank: #1414.
    Mt Lebanon Senior 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: 9-12155 Cochran Rd
    PittsburghPA 15228
    (412) 344-2003

  • Rank: #1515.
    Penn Trafford High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-123381 Route 130
    Harrison CityPA 15636
    (724) 744-4471

  • Rank: #1616.
    South Fayette Township High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-123640 Old Oakdale Rd
    Mc DonaldPA 15057
    (412) 221-4542

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Abington Heights High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12222 Noble Road
    Clarks SummitPA 18411
    (570) 585-5300

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Lower Merion High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12315 E Montgomery Ave
    ArdmorePA 19003
    (610) 645-1810

  • Rank: #1919.
    Radnor Senior High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12130 King Of Prussia Rd
    WaynePA 19087
    (610) 293-0855

  • Rank: #2020.
    Harriton Senior High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12600 N Ithan Ave
    Bryn MawrPA 19010
    (610) 658-3950

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Eastern York High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12720 Cool Creek Rd
    WrightsvillePA 17368
    (717) 252-1551

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Lewisburg High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12545 Newman Rd
    LewisburgPA 17837
    (570) 523-3220

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Lower Moreland High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    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: #2424.
    Palmyra Area Senior High SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121125 Park Dr
    PalmyraPA 17078
    (717) 838-1331

  • Rank: #2525.
    Haverford Senior High SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12200 Mill Rd
    HavertownPA 19083
    (610) 853-5900

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Girls High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121400 W Olney Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19141
    (215) 276-5258

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Pine-richland High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12700 Warrendale Rd
    GibsoniaPA 15044
    (724) 625-4444

  • Rank: #2828.
    Central Bucks High School-eastMath: 90% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 10-122804 Holicong Rd
    DoylestownPA 18902
    (267) 893-2300

  • Rank: #2929.
    Fox Chapel Area High SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12611 Field Club Rd
    PittsburghPA 15238
    (412) 967-2430

  • Rank: #3030.
    Academy At PalumboMagnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121100 Catharine St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19147
    (215) 351-7618

  • Rank: #3131.
    Upper Dublin High SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12800 Loch Alsh Ave
    Fort WashingtonPA 19034
    (215) 643-8900

  • Rank: #3232.
    Downingtown High School East CampusMath: 87% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1250 Devon Drive
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610) 363-6400

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Hershey High SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12550 Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717) 531-2244

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Parkway Center City Middle CollegeMagnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12540 N 13th Street
    PhiladelphiaPA 19123
    (215) 299-8801

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    West Chester Bayard Rustin High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121100 Shiloh Road
    West ChesterPA 19382
    (484) 266-4300

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