Radnor and Strath Haven high schools earned highest marks among county schools in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of secondary education institutions, writes Kevin Tustin for the Delaware County News Network.
The publication’s 2019 Best High Schools Rankings places Radnor at No. 3 in Pennsylvania and 237 in the nation, with Strath Haven not too far behind at No. 6 in Pennsylvania and 323 in the national rank.
Radnor earned an overall score of 98.63, based on graduation rates, mathematics and reading proficiency and academic achievements through Advance Placement exams.
“We are fortunate in Radnor to have caring adults at all levels who are truly dedicated to positively shaping the futures of young people. We are also fortunate to have pretty special students,” said Radnor Director of Communications Michael Petitti.
Strath Haven received a score of 98.13.
Haverford was 35th in the state and 1,100 in the country. Garnet Valley had a state rank of 38 and a national rank of 1,158. Penncrest came in 60th in the state and a national rank of 1,664.
Springfield came in with the 79th berth in the state and 2,159th in the nation.
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