Local School Districts at Top of Rankings

Several local schools crack top ten in Pennsylvania.

Several local school districts are near the top in a new ranking of the best schools in Pennsylvania. includes four local school districts in the top ten, including:

3. Mt. Lebanon

6. North Allegheny

7. Upper St. Clair

10. Fox Chapel Area

Treydiffrin-Easttown School District, in the Philadelphia suburbs, is ranked as the top school district in the state. Meanwhile, Mt. Lebanon and South Fayette were ranked as two of the 15 safest school districts in the entire country (Ranked 4th and 12th, respectively.)

Niche is a Pittsburgh-based data analytics company that focuses on school districts, neighborhoods and communities across the United States. The website says the school district rankings are based on "rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users."

To see where your district falls, check out the full rankings of Pennsylvania schools here . Meanwhile, be sure to tell us what makes your child's school special!

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