ARMONK, N.Y. -- Wampus Elementary School was ranked among the best in New York by education website Niche.
Niche compiled data on elementary schools from all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. That data was broken into four different metrics and assigned a letter grade:
- Overall District Experience
- Teacher Grade
- Student Culture and Diversity
Wampus, ranked 25th overall, boasted an "A+" grade in three out of the four categories, but struggled in student culture and diversity with a grade of "C-."
The top school in Westchester was Scarsdale's Fox Meadow, which ranked fourth in the state.
Westchester County Schools were featured prominently in the top 25.
- Fox Meadow, Scarsdale (No. 4)
- Edgewood, Scarsdale (No. 5)
- Quaker Ridge, Scarsdale (No. 7)
- Greenacres, Scarsdale (No. 8)
- Greenville, Edgemont (No. 10)
- Seely Place, Edgemont (No. 11)
- Osborn School, Rye City (No. 12)
- Heathcote School, Scarsdale (No. 13)
- Midland School, Rye City (No. 16)
- Bronxville Elementary, Bronxville (No. 17)
- Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck (No. 18)
- Douglas G. Grafflin School, Chappaqua (No. 20)
- Roaring Brook School, Chappaqua (No. 21)
- Westorchard School, Chappaqua (No. 22)
- Milton School, Rye City (No. 23)
- Wampus School, Byram Hills (No. 25)
Top honors in both New York and the country went to the George A. Jackson school in Long Island.
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