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October 17, 2013

Penn Cambria at top of class in area schools


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How they scored

The following local high schools have submitted data to the state Department of Education’s School Performance Profile system. If a school does not appear on the list, complete and accurate data has yet to be determined. Numbers indicate the school’s score out of 100.

Blacklick Valley High School: 68.5

Cambria Heights High School: 72.8

Conemaugh Township Area High School: 68.1

Conemaugh Valley High School: 71.4

Forest Hills High School: 78.8

Northern Cambria High School: 72.6

North Star High School: 81.3

Penn Cambria High School: 81.7

Richland Senior High School: 80.2

Rockwood Area Junior/Senior High School: 77.3

Salisbury Elk-Lick Junior/Senior High School: 67.4

Shanksville-Stonycreek High School: 70.2

Somerset Area High School: 70.2

Windber Area High School: 81.5

Westmont Hilltop High School: 74.6


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