Williamsville is Top-Ranked WNY School District

October 8, 2013 Updated Oct 8, 2013 at 2:07 PM EDT

By Elizabeth Carey

October 8, 2013 Updated Oct 8, 2013 at 2:07 PM EDT

Business First continues to rank school districts across upstate New York and Williamsville is the top school district in WNY. That's according to Business First's rankings of academic performance.These local standings.. Are the same as they were in June. They're now part of the Business First overall Upstate New York rankings. Researchers ranked all 97 districts in WNY and hundreds across the state.

Business First used a 168-part formula to generate the Western New York rankings, based on four years of test scores from the New York State Education Department.

Rounding out the top five in the eight-county market are East Aurora, Clarence, Orchard Park and Iroquois.

You can get the complete list at bizjournals.com/buffalo.

Complete details will be printed in Business First's 2013-2014 Guide to Upstate School Districts, a 480-page electronic publication that will be available on Friday.