ER recognized as 2020 Best High Schools

East Rochester Jr./Sr. High School recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best High Schools

East Rochester Jr./Sr. High School is one of the best in the nation according to the annual U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best High Schools Rankings released on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

The publication evaluated more than 17,700 public high schools across the country. According to the report, East Rochester Jr./Sr. High School ranked 3,884 on the list of best schools in the country, 338 out of 1,217 schools in New York state and 27 out of 75 schools in the Rochester, NY metro area.

U.S. News ranks schools on factors that include the school’s relative performance on state tests, how well they prepare students for college, how underserved students perform, graduation rates and a calculation based on the number of students taking Advanced Placement classes.

For details about East Rochester’s rankings, visit https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/new-york/districts/east-rochester-union-free-school-district/east-rochester-junior-senior-high-school-13651

Principal Dr. Casey van Harssel said, “This achievement is reflective of the East Rochester school culture. The sustained support of our families, teaching professionals who are committed to engaging our students, and most importantly the students striving to achieve their best are at the heart of this recognition.”