For the second year in a row, J.R. Masterman is the high school with the highest average SAT scores in the state of Pennsylvania.
The Pa. Department of Education has reported the verbal, math and writing scores for student SATs in high schools statewide, and the Philadelphia Business Journal determined average scores for schools from Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties and ranked the top 50 from lowest to highest.
The top 10:
J.R. Masterman Laboratory and DemonstrationDistrict: PhiladelphiaAverage total score: 1925Last year’s rank: 1
Harriton High SchoolDistrict: Lower MerionAverage total score: 1769Last year’s rank: 5
Unionville High SchoolDistrict: Unionville-Chadds FordAverage total score: 1752Last year’s rank: 6
Conestoga High SchoolDistrict: Tredyffrin-EasttownAverage total score: 1751Last year’s rank: 2
Lower Merion High SchoolDistrict: Lower MerionAverage total score: 1739Last year’s rank: 3
Radnor High SchoolDistrict: Radnor TownshipAverage total score: 1730Last year’s rank: 4
Great Valley High SchoolDistrict: Great ValleyAverage total score: 1712Last year’s rank: 13
Jenkintown Junior-Senior High SchoolDistrict: JenkintownAverage total score: 1707Last year’s rank: 19
Upper Dublin High SchoolDistrict: Upper DublinAverage total score: 1705Last year’s rank: 11
Council Rock North High SchoolDistrict: Council RockAverage total score: 1684Last year’s rank: 10
For the complete list of 50, see the Philadelphia Business Journal.