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Philly Mag Ranks Local High Schools

A Philadelphia school takes the No. 1 spot in this year’s Philadelphia Magazine rankings.

Philadelphia Magazine is in newsstands and online with its Best High Schools issue.

This year, Philadelphia’s Masterman took the top spot. Lower Merion High School took second place and Unionville took number three.

Here’s how local Delaware County high schools fared:

8. Radnor (Radnor School District)
10. Strath Haven (Wallingford-Swathmore School District)
20. Penncrest (Rose Tree Media School District)
46. Springfield (Springfield School District)
50. Marple Newtown (Marple Newtown School District)
60. Haverford (Haverford Township School District)

Check out Philadelphia Magazine’s full Top 100 list.

Philadelphia Magazine said their rankings were based on a variety of factors, including graduation rate, test scores, student/faculty ratio, spending per student and more. Philadelphia magazine lists all the factors and how they were weighted in the ranking process.

Robert O. October 05, 2012 at 09:05 PM
So this means that Springfield is among one of the top three high schools in the county.
Courtney Elko (Editor) October 05, 2012 at 09:53 PM
Top 4 actually, Radnor, Strath Haven and Penncrest were ranked above Springfield.
Don G October 16, 2012 at 01:25 AM
Garnet valley? They were 27th overall, 4th in the county. Snubbed?

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