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Williamsville Schools Ranked 4th Upstate; Clarence, East Aurora Also Earn High Marks Locally
Courtesy Business First of Buffalo
The Pittsford Central School District is the top-rated public school system in Upstate New York, according to new rankings issued Thursday (October 27) by Business First, a Buffalo-based business publication.
Pittsford, a district in suburban Rochester, earned the highest score among
431 Upstate districts in Business First's analysis of four years of standardized test data.
The runners-up in the new Upstate academic standings are No. 2 Fayetteville-Manlius (suburban Syracuse), No. 3 Brighton (suburban Rochester), No. 4 Williamsville (suburban Buffalo) and No. 5 Skaneateles (suburban Syracuse).
Business First has issued annual performance ratings for Western New York's schools since 1992, using raw data from the New York State Education Department. Annual rankings for the Rochester Area were added in 2010.
The three top-rated districts in Western New York are: Williamsville, Clarence and East Aurora.