List: Top schools in the tri-state area according to Newsweek

    SAT scores, graduation rates and student/teacher ratio all factored into Newsweek’s ranking of the country’s best schools.

    You can see the magazine’s methodology here, with help from Teach for America, Open Education Solutions and the School Redesign Network. Below, we have the list of top three schools each in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.


    Harriton High School in Rosemont
    Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy in Erie
    Radnor High School in Radnor

    In Philadelphia, Only Central High School was ranked among the state’s best (but dead last in the list of 18).

    New Jersey:

    High Technology in Lincroft
    Bergen County Academies in Hackensack
    Biotechnology High in Freehold


    The Charter School of Wilmington
    Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington Delaware only had two schools on the list.

    Of the three states’ top schools, High Technology ranks the best and Cab Calloway ranks the worst.

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