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North Penn SD Ranked #17 in 2019 Best School Districts in PA by Niche

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The North Penn School District (NPSD) has recently been ranked number 17 in the 2019 Best School Districts in Pennsylvania by 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. 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, Sports, and Teachers, all in which NPSD scored an "A+"; and Administration, Diversity, Health & Safety, Food and Resources & Facilities, all in which NPSD scored an "A."

NPSD boasted an overall rank of 17 out of 498 school districts in Pennsylvania along with being ranked the 29th best place to teach in Pennsylvania and the 31st most diverse school district in the state.

"We are both honored and proud to be recognized as one of the top districts in Pennsylvania. Accolades such as this point to the investment and hard work of so many stakeholder groups within the North Penn Community,"said Dr. Todd Bauer, NPSD Assistant Superintendent. "We are incredibly proud of our students, staff, families, and the greater North Penn community on a daily basis and this recognition proves that those outside of North Penn recognize their commitment to greatness, as well."

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.

To view the North Penn School District’s full ranking report by Niche, please click here.

To view the full list of 2019 Best School Districts in Pennsylvania by Niche, please click here.