When it comes to academic performance and learning environment, three public schools in Delaware County rise above the rest, according to an article on the 40 Best Public High Schools in Philadelphia and the Suburbs by Philadelphia Magazine.
To determine the best 40 public high schools in Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia Magazine used the latest data from the Pennsylvania and New Jersey departments of education and the National Center for Education Statistics.
The metrics included student enrollment, graduation rates, percentage of students going on to college, student to teacher ratios, and SAT scores.
Garnet Valley High School in Glen Mills made the list with a graduation rate of 95 percent and a college percentage of 93 percent. The school has a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1.
Radnor High School had a graduation rate of 98 percent, a college rate of 93 percent, and a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1.
Also making the list was Strath Haven High School in Wallingford with a graduate rate of 96 percent, a college rate of 90 percent and a student-teacher ratio of 13:1.
Read more about the best public high schools at the Philadelphia Magazine by clicking here.