America’s Best School District Is in Chester County
Chester County’s Tredyffrin-Easttown School District is the top school district in the country, according to a new ranking from Niche.com.
The ranking was based on district info obtained from the U.S. Department of Education, along with parents and student reviews, as well as other factors.
“Tredyffrin-Easttown School District is centered in Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania. It has 6,537 students attending 8 schools in grades K-12. According to state standards, 90% of students in this district are considered proficient in math and/or reading. The district has an annual budget of $104,474,000, spending an average of $16,180 per student. There have been 215 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.”
Tredyffrin/Easttown School District is relatively well-to-do, according to Niche’s stats: Just 1 percent of students are English language learners, and 6 percent of them are eligible for free or reduced lunches. In Philadelphia, those numbers are 9 percent and a whopping 86 percent, respectively. The suburban district is also relatively homogeneous: Nearly three-quarters of students are white.
The district is comprised of one high school, two middle schools, and five elementaries.