Business First School Rankings: Elite Roll Call

June 13, 2014 Updated Jun 13, 2014 at 8:53 AM EDT

By G. Scott Thomas, Projects Editor- Business First

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Business First School Rankings: Elite Roll Call

June 13, 2014 Updated Jun 13, 2014 at 8:53 AM EDT

Business First's 2014-2015 Guide to Western New York Schools offers countless examples of excellence, highlighting the records of districts and schools that are performing at a consistently high level.

Then again, countless may be an inappropriate word. We actually do have a hard count.

Follow the link for a slideshow that features precisely 102 districts and schools that have something to brag about.

Http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2014/06/13/here-is-the-roll-call-of-the-elite-the-102-five.html

We've included the 14 districts that made this year's Honor Roll, as well as every district that won a subject award.

We've also listed every high school, middle school or elementary school that finished in the top 10 percent of its category's overall standings and/or won a subject award. (The top 10 percent constitutes 14 high schools, 21 middle schools and 28 elementary schools.)

School districts and high schools are eligible for subject awards in four fields: English/foreign languages, mathematics, science and social studies. (The first award is listed merely as English in the slideshow.) Middle and elementary schools are limited to a pair of subject awards: English and math.

A few schools are standouts in two age groups. You'll see both categories enumerated under a single heading in those instances.

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