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Abington Ranked Among Top-Performing PA High Schools: Report

ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, PA —Abington High School is among the top-performing high schools in Pennsylvania, according to a new ranking Tuesday from U.S. News & World Report.

The top high schools have students who score exceptionally high on math, reading, and science assessments, as well as strong performance among under-served students. High school graduation rates and college readiness among graduates are also measured.

The high school was 3,175th among high schools nationally and ranked 61st overall in the Philadelphia metro area.

The high school received an overall scorecard of 82.02 out of 100.

The scorecard had 45 percent of high school students taking at least one Advanced Placement exam with 33 percent passing.

Students have 76 percent mathematics proficiency, 62 percent of reading proficiency, 40 percent of science proficiency, and a graduation rate of 95 percent.

The report provided numerous statistics about the high school:

Abington High School has an enrollment of 2,749 students and a student-teacher ratio of 17:1.

The total minority enrollment is 45 percent, and 30 percent of students are economically disadvantaged.

Families can use the annual rankings to compare schools at the national, state, and local levels on factors such as academic performance, graduation rates, and college readiness, according to a news release. U.S. News reviewed 25,000 schools and ranked 17,680 of them.