2023 School Guide rankings: Southwestern Pennsylvania’s top-scoring districts for 6th graders

PITTSBURGH — Once again, the top-scoring sixth graders in the region attend South Fayette Township School District.

Sixth graders at South Fayette Township School District topped all other districts and charter schools in the seven-county region, which includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties in results from the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) tests. South Fayette Township has been No. 1 in this ranking each year since 2017, when districtwide grade rankings were first started.

South Fayette was No. 6 on the overall Honor Roll Rank of the top-scoring school districts in the 2023 Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools. Overall No. 1 Upper St. Clair School District and No. 2 Fox Chapel Area School District ranked highly in the rankings for third gradersfourth graders and fifth graders, which were previously released.

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