Philadelphia’s Best High Schools: 2012 Guide

Our all-new ranking of the best-performing public high schools. Plus: a field guide to Philly’s private schools.


>> The Top 100 Philadelphia-Area Public Schools 2012

The best one is right in the heart of Philadelphia. (Take that, ‘burbs!)
Research by Victoria Wolk and Jason Besecker

>> The Philadelphia-Area Private School Guide

Learn everything from tuition costs to how many varsity sports Junior can play in this comprehensive chart.
Edited by Tim Haas

>> Where All the Children Are Above Average

In the new my-kid-first world of education, anxious moms like Charissa Stone are demanding pricey special help from their public schools. It’s what any good parent would do … isn’t it?
By Sandy Hingston