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2023 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania

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  1. #5 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Lower Merion High School

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    Lower Merion School District, PA,

    9-12,

    256 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Lower Merion is a great high school, and I am certainly going to miss it when I graduate. There are a lot of people here with a variety of interests, so you will be sure to find someone with similar....

    Read 256 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,568,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  2. #6 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Harriton Senior High School

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    Lower Merion School District, PA,

    9-12,

    198 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Harriton High School. Most teachers are helpful, but the classes here are rigorous. The art displayed around the school is especially lovely because it showcases the talented young artists....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,275,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  3. #8 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Central High School

    Philadelphia City School District, PA,

    9-12,

    1372 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Starting from freshman year, I was greatly amazed by the school spirit, culture, and the dedication from students, teachers and families. It is a school that one must be tested into so academics is....

    Read 1372 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,416,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  4. #14 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Mt. Lebanon Senior High School

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    Mt. Lebanon School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says "Welcome! You belong here! Happy orientation!" shouted countless members of the high school Link Crew as I walked under the 2021 Freshman Orientation signs leading to the school gym. With music...My High School creates a strong sense of home through its compassionate teachers, social clubs, inspiring Arts program, and more. Everyone who walks through its doors will find a place where they...Now, as I am getting ready to venture outside my high school community and meet countless new people and new challenges, I will use the lessons of resilience, compassion, and determination that I....

    Read 378 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,801,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #16 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Wissahickon Senior High School

    Wissahickon School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My time at Wissahickon High School as changed my life forever. Not only did I meet so many people along the way, but I gained amazing relationships with the teachers and a wonderful education. The....

    Read 261 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,426,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #17 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    State College Area High School

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    State College Area School District, PA,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says State College Area High School is an incredible public school with very expansive opportunities one may find in a University, just offered for high school students (AP, IB, Honors, College Prep,...The school is very large, with average graduating classes of about 700 students, and while there are many hard working and gifted staff members, mental health awareness and psychological help are....

    Read 530 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,370,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #19 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Central Bucks High School - West

    Central Bucks School District, PA,

    10-12,

    356 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Wow! I have so many things I could say about CB West. CB West feels like my second home. I am always there. I was cheerleader all throughout high school so I was always staying after school for....

    Read 356 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,491,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  8. #21 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Garnet Valley High School

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    Garnet Valley School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I recently transferred to Garnet Valley; however, I quickly adapted to the school with the help of the fantastic school staff and student body. I would recommend this school district to other....

    Read 343 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,549,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  9. #24 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Plymouth-Whitemarsh Senior High School

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    Colonial School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, I've had a very good experience at Plymouth Whitemarsh. The course selection is amazing, as well as many of the professors that teach them. The cafeteria is beautiful, a new gym has just....

    Read 361 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,503,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  10. #25 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    North Penn Senior High School

    North Penn School District, PA,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says There are so many incredible opportunities offered at North Penn. Between clubs, classes, and teachers and staff that help find resources and connections, students are given many chances to take....

    Read 650 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,020,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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