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North Hills Places in Top 20 of School Rankings

See how the district compares to other schools in the northern Allegheny County suburbs.

The North Hills School District ranked in the top 20 of area high schools for best state standardized test scores.

North Hills Senior High School students ranked 17th in combined SAT scores, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times.

The combined SAT score of 1,542 in 2012 was just two points lower than the previous year's score of 1,544.

Out of 278 North Hills Senior High School students tested, the average verbal score was 511, the average math score was 521, and the average writing score was 510.

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Look below to see how North Hills compared to other schools in the area..

#1 Upper St. Clair High School
#2 North Allegheny Senior High School
#3 Mt. Lebanon Senior High School
#4 Fox Chapel Senior High School 
#5 Hampton High School 
#7 Pine-Richland High School 
#8 Avonworth Senior High School 
#10 Quaker Valley High School 
#13 Mars Area Senior High School 
#17 North Hills Senior High School 
#20 Butler Area Senior High School 
#22 Seneca Valley Senior High School 
#30 Shaler Area High School

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Harris January 16, 2013 at 04:37 PM
This is pathetic. North Hills should be in the top 10. Clearly lagging behind all the other schools in North Pittsburgh.
pgh guy January 16, 2013 at 06:02 PM
Disgraceful. School board, administrators, faculty and parents should be ashamed.

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