West Lawn, PA – For the first time, Wilson High School is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's “Best High Schools,” earning a Silver Medal. This prestigious honor demonstrates that Wilson High School is among the top 25% of all public high schools in the United States. Wilson High School is ranked #44 in Pennsylvania and #1561 in the country, and is the only high school in Berks County to be named this year.
The Wilson High School faculty and staff, under the leadership of Principal Dr. George Fiore, have made dedicated efforts over the past few years to improve student performance. Factors contributing to Wilson High School’s national ranking include increasing overall student participation and performance in Advanced Placement courses, improving Keystone Exam achievement, and advancing College Readiness Performance. “I am extremely proud that Wilson High School is receiving this national honor. This achievement is a credit to our dedicated high school staff, along with our hard-working students and our supportive parents,” said Dr. Fiore. “Without all of their efforts, this accomplishment would not have been possible.”
“Wilson High School’s achievement is a reflection of the time and talent of our staff starting with our elementary program, continuing with our middle school program to our high school program. The combined efforts of our Wilson community are outstanding and we are grateful for the national recognition,” said Dr. Rudy Ruth, Wilson School District Superintendent. “We have been blessed with an outstanding school board, top flight and stable leadership, talented professional and support staff, and a surrounding community that supports and takes great pride in the performance of the district.”
To access Wilson’s U.S. News & World Report’s ranking, please visithttp://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/pennsylvania/districts/wilson-school-district/wilson-high-school-17448.
As a high school, we performed very well and continue to be proud of our academic achievement results. Overall, WIlson High School is one the highest performing schools in the Commonwealth with a comprehensive score of 94.2 out of a possible 100. These results are a testament of the hard work of our students and staff who perform at their very best. We invite you to learn more about the School Performance Profile and our performance on the profile by using the links below.