PAHS, Renaissance Ranked Among PA's Best by US News

See where Phoenixville high schools ranked in the state and in the entire U.S.

U.S. News and World Report has once again ranked Phoenixville Area High School among the state's best.

The school is ranked 25th best in Pennsylvania and 1,094th in the nation in the new poll, posted here on the US News Website.

The rankings are determined by a number of factors including: teacher to student ratio (15:1), college readiness, math and reading proficiency of students (based on standardized test results).

The top 26 ranked high schools in the nation had a 100 percent college readiness ranking. Phoenixville's ranking is 29.8 percent.

Also in Phoenixville, Renaissance Academy Charter School garnered a number 53 ranking in the state and was put at 1,932 nationally by the magazine.

The top ranked high school in the nation is in Dallas, Texas. Click here to see the entire US News list of nationally ranked high schools.

madeleine pearce May 19, 2012 at 10:58 PM
yes its true a good family can counter the bad influence of attending phoenixville schools
Beelzebub May 21, 2012 at 03:48 PM
Madeleine, Well said. Good Phoenixville Schools can counter the bad influence of bad family. You hit it right on the head. Thanks again for all of your insightful comments. You really do bring a lot of productive discourse to the table. Kudos!
Beelzebub May 21, 2012 at 03:51 PM
When I graduated from Phoenixville High, 85% of the students were attending college after graduation (and I believe that included CAT students). If someone actually contacted the school district, we would have the actual current college attendance rates. I'm sure they still track it. I would bet that it is well above 33%.
madeleine pearce May 22, 2012 at 04:41 AM
you have a good sense of humor for someone who lives in the shadow of a nuclear reactor, maybe it is gallows humor
Jaxxon June 25, 2012 at 01:35 AM
So PAHS bests the Edison charter school, Renaissance, by a large margin. However, it seems like PAHS's ranking is just for HS students and Renaissance, although included in HS rankings, is a KG-12 school, no? Anyone know if Renaissance's rankings were calculated just on HS data? I would assume so, but . . .


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