EDGEMONT, N.Y. -- The Edgemont Union Free District was recently ranked the sixth-best district in New York State, according to education website Niche.
Niche compiled data on all public school districts and graded them in eight metrics:
- Health and safety
- Parent and student surveys
- Student culture and diversity
- Resources and facilities
- Sports and fitness
Edgemont received A+ grades in Academics, Health and safety, Teachers, and Extracurriculars.
The district received its lowest grade in Sports and fitness with a B.
Rye was the top rated school system in Westchester County. It received grades of A+ in the Academics, Health, Teachers, Resources and Sports categories.
The top rated district in the state was Jericho Union Free School District in Long Island.
Other area districts to make the list were:
- Chappaqua Central Schools, No.3
- Scarsdale Union Free, No. 5
- Byram Hills, No. 7
- Bronxville Union Free, No. 10
- Ardsley Union Free, No. 12
- Briarcliff Union Free, No. 16
- Blind Brook-Rye Union Free, No. 18
- Rye Neck Union Free, No. 19
- Katonah-Lewisboro Union Free, No. 21
- Mamaroneck Union Free, No. 24.