Lower Merion High School Ranked 16th In State by US News and World Report
US News and World Report gave LMHS and Harriton high marks based on several metrics.
Lower Merion is ranked as the 16th best high school in the state, and nationally, is ranked 835th. Harriton is ranked 28th best in Pennsylvania and 1,131st in the nation in the new poll, posted here on the US News Website.
The rankings are determined by a number of factors including: teacher to student ratio (Lower Merion's is 11:1), college readiness and math and reading proficiency of students (based on standardized test results).
In case you're wondering how other local high schools stack up:
- Conestoga High School: 3rd in the state
- Radnor High School: 6th in the state
- Great Valley High School: 12th in the state
- Phoenixville High School: 25th in the state
The top ranked high school in the nation is in Dallas, Texas. Click here to see the entire US News list of nationally ranked high schools.