There’s 1 Public School in Delaware County That Cracked the National Top 100 List

Radnor students in a classroom.

48.1 million students enrolled in public elementary and secondary schools in 2020; and there are almost 24,000 public high schools in the U.S., according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Of all those schools, one located in Delaware County ranked among the 100 best public schools in America, according to a recently released report by Stacker.

Stacker derived the ranking from Niche’s list of the best public high schools, which is based on statistics, reviews, and other relevant data from the U.S. Department of Education. High schools are ranked using eight main factors, including academics and grades, culture and diversity, parent and student surveys, and teachers.

Radnor Senior High School came at No. 93 in the nation. The school that offers grades nine to 12 has 1,219 students, of these 49 percent are female and 51 percent are male.

The student-to-teacher ratio is 14 to one.

The school’s racial composition is 73.2 percent White, 15 percent Asian, 6.8 percent Black, and 4.4 percent Hispanic.

Reading proficiency at Radnor Senior High is at 91 percent, as well as math proficiency. Meanwhile, the Radnor school’s AP enrollment is at 83 percent.

 Read more about the best public high schools in America in Stacker.


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