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2024 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania

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  1. #2 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Radnor Senior High School

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    Radnor Township SD, PA,

    9-12,

    161 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The school is strong academically relative to the public schools in the area. It is extremely safe. The school community is strong and people look out for one another. The administration does a good....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1360,

    Average ACT: 31,

  2. #13 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Strath Haven High School

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    Wallingford-Swarthmore SD, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says It’s a great school. It’s well rounded, like how we have the second biggest marching band in the country and a football team that was final four in states that are equally important to the school....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1300,

    Average ACT: 30,

  3. #14 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Upper St. Clair High School

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    Upper St. Clair SD, PA,

    9-12,

    284 Niche users give it an average review of 4 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1320,

    Average ACT: 30,

  4. #15 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Upper Merion High School

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    Upper Merion Area SD, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says If you're looking for a welcoming atmosphere, fun activities, and strong school pride for your high school years. Upper Merion is the place to be, if you are willing to put work into being a....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1220,

    Average ACT: 27,

  5. #16 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School

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    Public School,

    BETHLEHEM, PA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Education is an essential part of our lives. We are nothing without knowledge, and education is what separates us from others. I am super grateful to be given the opportunity to have a education,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Average SAT: 1120,

    Average ACT: 26,

  6. #21 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    State College Area High School

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    State College Area SD, PA,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a foreign student (originally from England), of course I'm not used to American high schools. I think that the school is diverse in terms of understanding cultures around us and being aware. I....

    Read 569 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1290,

    Average ACT: 30,

  7. #24 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Hershey High School

    Derry Township SD, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says While I was there, COVID struck, and during the process the administration changed. The new principal is great, and she is clearly dedicated to making the school a better place. There are many...The mileage with teachers will vary. For AP subjects, the teachers are typically pretty good, though some are newer or simply not as good teachers as the recently retired teachers. For non-AP...In terms of clubs, there are plenty, like robotics, LEAF club, Mini-thon, Envirothon, GSA, science olympiad, and more. There are also some seniors that can serve on the school board, which in my opinion has had a positive effect since the school board is questionable..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1280,

    Average ACT: 29,

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