In a ranking of all public school districts, 2 local districts rank among the best. Which of our local districts make the list? The answer might surprise you. ranked school districts across the United States using a variety of factors:

The 2018 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more.

All that data is compiled, and schools are given a grade based on those measurements.

2 Local Districts Ranked in the Top 100

New Hartford Central School District earned an overall grade of A+. It also did very well in other categories, ranking 28th out of 670 in New York state, and 130th out of 10,541 in the nation for having the very best teachers.

Hamilton Central School District earned an overall grade of A. Hamilton ranked 39th and 231st in the state and the nation, respectively, for having the best teachers.

You can check out the complete list of rankings to see how your child's school performed at

Congratulations to New Hartford and Hamilton for having such successful districts.



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