See Which Delco Elementary Schools Came Out on Top as Best in PA 2023  

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One particular school district in Delaware County made the top tier for best elementary schools in Pennsylvania.

Ithan Elementary School in Radnor School District is the best public elementary school in Pennsylvania and Delaware County, according to

“Ithan is an absolute gem,” writes a parent in one review posted by Niche. “Our children have thrived as learners thanks to Ithan.”

Niche gave Ithan Elemntary an A+ for academics and teachers, and an A-for diversity.

The school, located in Bryn Mawr, has a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1 and 85 percent of the students are at least proficient in math and 92 percent in reading.

Wayne Elementary School, also in Radnor School District, placed 9th best in Pennsylvania and second best in Delaware County.

A third Radnor School District school, Radnor Elementary school, came in 14th best in Pennsylvania.

Other Delaware County schools that ranked in the top 50 for Pennsylvania included Wallingford Elementary School, placing 19th and Swarthmore-Rutledge School, placing 21st. Both schools are in the Wallingford Swathmore School District.

Chadds Ford Elementary School in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District placed 36th.  Sabold Elementary in Springfield came in at 45th. Loomis Elementary in Marple Newtown placed 48th.

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