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Susquehannock High School Earns Excellent Rankings!

Southern York County School District

P.O. Box 128, Glen Rock, Pennsylvania 17327-0128

Contact: Artemas Mott, Public Information Specialist

Phone: (717) 235-4811, Ext. 7231


Date: May 3, 2021


For Immediate Release


Susquehannock High School Earns Excellent Rankings


US News and World Report recently released their list of best high schools in America for 2021. Susquehannock High School earned the following rankings:

  • #2 in the York, PA Metro Area
  • #72 in Pennsylvania out of the 711 state high schools that were reviewed
  • #2,019 in the Nation out of 17,857 high schools 

The high school earned an 88.69 on their scorecard with the following percentages:

  • 47% of students took at least one AP Exam
  • 35% of students passed at least one AP Exam
  • 83% in mathematics proficiency
  • 88% in reading proficiency
  • 96% graduation rate

Students can earn college and university credits in one or more subjects for passing Advanced Placement (AP) scores.


More complete details, including criteria that were considered in the rankings, can be found here. 


We would like to extend a huge thank you and congratulations to the students, parents/guardians, and the entire instructional and support staff of Southern York County School District from kindergarten through grade 12. They all have played an important role in preparing our students for the future!