• Washington Post - America's Most Challenging Schools - (No magnet schools were evaluated)
     
    2016 Washington Post lists only 40 high schools in PA to this list.
     
    DHS East
    US Rank for 2016: 1379   In 2015 East US Rank was: 1671
    PA Rank for 2016: 18       In  2015 East PA Rank was: 24
    Equity and Excellence rate (Percent of all graduating seniors who scored a 3 or above on at least one AP test) 38.0%
    Students with lunch subsidies 12.0%
    Index (Based on the number of college-level tests given at a school divided by the number of graduates) 2.021
     
    DHS West
    US Rank for 2016: 1676    In 2015 West US Rank was: 2044
    PA Rank for 2016: 25        In 2015 West PA Rank was: 37
    Equity and Excellence rate (Percent of all graduating seniors who scored a 3 or above on at least one AP test)  30.0 %
    Students with lunch subsidies 12.0%
    Index (Based on the number of college-level tests given at a school divided by the number of graduates) 1.709