William Tennent High School made Philadelphia Magazine's list of the top 100 public high schools in the area for 2012.
The magazine's analysis included high schools in the eight-county Philadelphia area, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania and Burlington, Camden and Gloucester in New Jersey.
WTHS landed in the 82nd slot on the list.
The rankings were based on a variety of factors, including graduation rates, standardized test scores, student/faculty ratio, total cost per student and others. View the full explanation of how the schools were ranked here.
The top-ranked high school on the list was Masterman in Philadelphia; Lower Merion was ranked second.
Schools in surrounding districts that made the list include:
- New Hope-Solebury (#11)
- Central Bucks East (#13)
- Council Rock North (#14)
- Central Bucks West (#22)
- Council Rock South (#26)
- Central Bucks South (#28)
- Pennsbury (#72)
- Neshaminy (#76)
- Bensalem (#94)