Schools were ranked base on how well they prepare students for college and their performance on state assessments.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some local high schools were named among the best in Pennsylvania in 2021.

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Six western Pennsylvania schools made the statewide Top 25, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Hampton High School was the top local school at No. 7 in the state, followed by Pittsburgh CAPA at No. 8. The schools were No. 372 and No. 415 nationally, respectively.

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Other local schools in the Top 25 in the state were Peters Township, Mt. Lebanon, Upper St. Clair and Pine-Richland high schools.

Schools were ranked base on how well they prepare students for college and their performance on state assessments.

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You can find the full list of top schools here.