Edgemont Rank #1 Public School in the US

2015 Niche ranks Edgemont Union Free School District as number one in the country!

Interestingly, all of the top 10 school districts on Niche’s list are in New York or Pennsylvania. Four of the 10 districts serve towns in Westchester County, a suburb right outside of New York City.

Niche rankings are based on a combination of user reviews and education statistics sourced from the government and public databases. According to Niche, “a high ranking indicates that the district contains great schools with exceptional teachers, sufficient resources, and a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experiences very highly.”

Student and alumni reviews also show a lot of school pride. As one recent alumnus writes at Niche, “The teachers at Edgemont are really above and beyond, for the most part. The newly revitalized administration is also working to keep the standards of schools high.”

Best Public School Districts ranks 8,738 school districts based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the district contains great schools with exceptional teachers, sufficient resources, and a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experiences very highly.

Below is a list of the top 100 schools in the country.

  1. Edgemont Union Free School District Greenburgh Town, NY
  2. Jericho Union Free School District Oyster Bay Town, NY
  3. Tredyffrin-Easttown School District Tredyffrin Township, PA
  4. Lower Merion School District Lower Merion Township, PA
  5. Scarsdale Union Free School District Scarsdale, NY
  6. Great Neck Union Free School District North Hempstead Town, NY
  7. Pittsford Central School District Pittsford Town, NY
  8. Rye City School District Rye, NY
  9. North Allegheny School District McCandless Township, PA
  10. Chappaqua Central School District New Castle Town, NY
  11. Dresden School District Hanover Town, NH
  12. Adlai E. Stevenson High School District No. 125 Vernon Township, IL
  13. Manhasset Union Free School District North Hempstead Town, NY
  14. San Marino Unified School District San Marino, CA
  15. Unionville-Chadds Ford School District West Marlborough Township, PA
  16. Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Palos Verdes Township, CA
  17. Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District Rye Town, NY
  18. New Trier Township High School District No. 203 New Trier Township, IL
  19. New Canaan School District New Canaan Town, CT
  20. Bronxville Union Free School District Bronxville, NY
  21. Eanes Independent School District Austin, TX
  22. Rye Neck Union Free School District Rye Town, NY
  23. Blue Valley Unified School District (Overland Park) Overland Park, KS
  24. Roslyn Union Free School District North Hempstead Town, NY
  25. Millburn Township School District Millburn Township, NJ

To see the rest of the top 100 schools, click here.

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