New Rankings Reveal How Delco’s Public High Schools Fare Relative to Rest of State


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Radnor is at the top of the class when it comes to the 2017 Best Public High Schools in America, as it made the grade for selection as No. 28 on the list.

In Pennsylvania, Radnor trailed only nearby Conestoga in Berwyn.

The rankings by gave Radnor an A+ grade based on state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.

It wasn’t alone within Delaware County in terms of that A+, though.

Several other local high schools, with their state rank preceding it, also earned the same grade:

  • 21. Strath Haven
  • 22. Marple Newtown
  • 24. Garnet Valley
  • 27. Haverford
  • 28. Penncrest

Close behind, No. 65 Springfield grabbed an A grade, and A- grades went to No. 155 Ridley and No. 172 Interboro.

Earning in the B-range were No. 205 Upper Darby (B+), No. 271 Academy Park (B), No. 333 Sun Valley (B), and No. 402 Chichester (B-).

No. 587 Penn Wood and No. 663 Chester rounded out Delaware County’s public schools with a C and C-, respectively.

See more detailed information about the rankings on here.

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