U.S. News & World Report ranks area high schools, county has three in top 200
U.S. News & World Report released its current rankings for high schools across the nation recently and several area schools earned spots in the top 225 of New York State.
Pembroke High School ranked 123 out of 1,272 public schools in the state. Elba was also in the top 15 percent, coming in at 172, with Le Roy right behind at 180. Medina (207) in Orleans County and Warsaw (213) in Wyoming County also ranked within the top 225.
The report’s criteria are based on overall performance of students on state tests, participation and performance on advanced placement exams and graduation rates. The goal of these rankings is to provide an unbiased picture of the top performing schools and how well those schools serve all of their students.
U.S. News & World Report has been releasing annual high school rankings since 2007.
US News & World Report New York State High School Rankings
Rank School Student/Teacher Ratio College Readiness Math Proficiency English Proficiency
123 Pembroke 11:1 38.4 92% 94%
172 Elba 8:1 29.1 95% 76%
180 Le Roy 12:1 27.6 86% 90%
207 Medina 14:1 23.0 88% 90%
213 Warsaw 11:1 22.1 88% 92%