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Kendall tops Orleans County school district rankings

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 June 2013 at 2:01 pm

Study puts Medina, Holley near bottom in WNY list

Three Orleans County school are ranked in the middle of the pack among 97 districts in Western New York, while two others are near the bottom of the list, according to a report by Buffalo Business First.

The publication put out its annual listing of districts, using test scores over four years. Kendall ranked 42nd overall, the top-ranked district in Orleans. Lyndonville was 53rd and Albion, 62nd.

Two local districts were ranked low, with Medina at 80 and Holley, 91.

Wealthy suburban districts dominated the top of the list while poorer districts were ranked near the bottom. Williamsville was the top-rated district followed by East Aurora and Clarence. Buffalo was ranked at the very bottom, just above Lackawanna and Dunkirk.

To see the report, click here.