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2024 Best Public High Schools in the Pittsburgh Area

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Mt. Lebanon Senior High School

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    Mt. Lebanon School District, PA,

    9-12,

    402 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I'm in this building everyday. It's decorated with school spirit, famous/empowering quotes, and other positive aspects I can look to. It's very clear Mt. Lebanon takes pride in all the students that....

    Read 402 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,820,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Upper St. Clair High School

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    Upper St. Clair School District, PA,

    9-12,

    283 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The administration goes above and beyond to ensure each student succeeds. Many of our teachers take classes on their own to learn how to teach better and all teachers have in-service days to improve....The high school is full of clubs and classes that allow you to find yourself and excel in whatever you choose. The student atmosphere is warm and welcoming, with a loose club culture. Student...Upper St. Clair School students always come back and say that their freshman year of college was always relatively easy because of how well the AP classes prepared them. Many colleges come to our....

    Read 283 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,315,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    South Fayette Township High School

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    South Fayette Township School District, PA,

    9-12,

    210 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with South Fayette Township High School has been nothing short but spectacular. The people that you meet here are extraordinary. The bond that everybody has with each other is nothing I....

    Read 210 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,094,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Peters Township High School

    Peters Township School District, PA,

    9-12,

    243 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had a great experience at Peters Township High School and during all my years through the Peters Township School District. The best part of the school district is the staff. The teachers put so....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,295,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Pine-Richland High School

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    Pine-Richland School District, PA,

    9-12,

    339 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The teachers throughout all of the schools really help develop your education. They are willing to go the extra mile so to speak in order to make sure that you feel comfortable with what they are....

    Read 339 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,431,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Moon Senior High School

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    Moon Area School District, PA,

    9-12,

    344 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Moon is a really interesting place. Everyone knows everyone through at least one person, so the community is so intricately, intimately connected creating an environment where everyone is cared for.....

    Read 344 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,186,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Montour High School

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    Montour School District, PA,

    9-12,

    229 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have loved my time at Montour High School, and the entire Montour School District. During my time in the high school, I have been involved in sports, music, and many different types of classes. I....

    Read 229 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 903,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Penn Trafford High School

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    Penn-Trafford School District, PA,

    9-12,

    290 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says One thing that I really enjoyed about being a Penn-Trafford Warrior was having good teachers that cared about our learning and not so much our grades. I think that some of the teachers that I have....

    Read 290 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,271,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #14 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy

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    Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA,

    PK, 6-12,

    150 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience as a SciTech freshman has been good so far. They have a unique class schedule that I enjoy, and they partner with Obama academy to provide sports. Although the math isn't as advanced as....

    Read 150 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 614,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  10. #15 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Gateway Senior High School

    Gateway School District, PA,

    9-12,

    251 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I find Gateway Senior High School to be one of a diverse range of experiences. Their course offerings reflect those to prepare students for higher education, such as the offering of AP, college....

    Read 251 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,124,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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