North Penn Ranked Number 11 in 2018 Best School Districts in PA by Niche.com
The North Penn School District (NPSD) is thrilled to announce that it has recently been ranked number 11 in the 2018 Best School Districts in Pennsylvania by Niche.com in accordance to their new ranking system.
Niche offers a service called Niche K-12 which, according to the site, “offers unique insight into more than 120,000 K-12 schools [where] students and parents can explore millions of reviews and rankings and compare educational outcomes across schools and districts.”
Niche recently released its rankings for schools on both a statewide and national level. Niche.com classified thousands of districts based on data from dozens of public data sources including the Department of Education, U.S. Census, and FBI and over 100 million reviews from students, parents and residents.
Niche assigns each school district a grade ranging from “A+” to “”F-” in ten categories. These categories include Academics, Clubs & Activities, College Prep, Health & Safety, Sports, and Teachers, all in which NPSD scored an “A+”; Administration, Diversity, and Resource & Facilities, all in which NPSD scored an “A”; and Food, in which NPSD scored an “A-”.
NPSD boasted an overall rank of 11 out of 497 school districts in Pennsylvania along with being ranked the 29th best place to teach in Pennsylvania and the 29th most diverse school district in the state.
“We are very proud to be ranked as one of the top school districts in Pennsylvania,” said Dr. Diane Holben, NPSD Assistant Superintendent of Schools. “Achieving such a high ranking is a team effort. Our staff, students, families and the North Penn community all contribute to creating a culture that encourages students to explore their interests and reach for excellence in all they do. The high levels of achievement demonstrated by North Penn students serves as a firm foundation for success in college or career after graduation.”
On behalf of the North Penn School District, we would like to thank our students, staff and families for their continued hard work and partnership in maintaining the superior level of excellence and integrity for which NPSD is so well known.