These are the best public high schools in the Buffalo Metro area

Posted at 12:10 PM, Dec 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-01 12:40:17-05

Three Williamsville schools rank in the top four in the Buffalo Metro area, according to a new ranking of Public High Schools.

The rankings released this week analyzed 18,000 public high schools and ranked them based on a variety of factors.

Niche.com gave Williamsville East it's top ranking for the area, giving it a rating of A+ for great teachers, academics, health & safety and clubs & activities. The rankings were calculated based on a variety of factors. You can see those factors at the bottom of this story.

City Honors ranked No. 2, with Clarence Senior High rounding out the top five.

Here's a look at the top 25 public high schools in the Buffalo Metro area, according to Niche: 

  1. Williamsville East High School
  2. City Honors
  3. Williamsville South High School
  4. Williamsville North High School
  5. Clarence Senior High School
  6. Orchard Park High School
  7. Hutchinson Central Technical High School
  8. Sweet Home Senior High School
  9. Lewiston Porter Senior High School
  10. Hamburg High School
  11. East Aurora High School
  12. Amherst Central High School
  13. Fredrick Law Olmsted
  14. Lancaster High School
  15. Kenmore East Senior High School
  16. Kenmore West Senior High School
  17. Starpoint High School
  18. Iroquois Senior High School
  19. West Seneca East Senior High School
  20. Depew High School
  21. Grand Island Senior High School
  22. Niagara Falls High School
  23. West Seneca West Senior High School
  24. Leonardo da Vinci High School
  25. Niagara-Wheatfield Senior High School

You can see the entire list here.