Five Bucks County schools are among the 40 top-rated high schools in Philadelphia and the suburbs, according to a new ranking by the Philadelphia Magazine.
To determine the top-performing city and suburban public high schools, the Philadelphia Magazine used the latest available data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the National Center for Education Statistics. The top 40 schools were not ranked but listed alphabetically.
Central Bucks East High School in Doylestown made the list. The school has a graduation percentage of 98 percent and a college percentage of 91 percent. Next is Central Bucks West High School in Doylestown. The school’s graduation percentage is 96 percent and its college percentage is 85 percent.
Council Rock North High School in Newtown is also on the list. The school has a 97 percent graduation percentage and an 89 percent college percentage. Council Rock South High School in Holland follows with a 97 percent graduation percentage and 87 percent college percentage.
New Hope-Solebury High School in New Hope with a 95 percent graduation percentage and 93 percent college percentage rounds out the list.
Read more about the top-rated high schools in the Philadelphia Magazine.