The Pennsylvania Department of Education released a list of high schools' average SAT scores for 2012 and Peters Township High School made the top 10 again.
The Pittsburgh Business Times compiled a list of the top SAT scores for high schools in the Pittsburgh region. Here are the top 10:
1. Upper St Clair High School
2. North Allegheny Senior High School*
3. Mt. Lebanon Senior High School
4. Fox Chapel Area Senior High School
5. Hampton High School*
6. Peters Township High School*
7. Pine-Richland High School
8. Avonworth Senior High School*
9. Franklin Regional Senior High School
10. Quaker Valley High School
The noted (*) schools above all registered increases in scores over the previous year’s combined score. All others registered a decreased in scores. Peters Township’s increase was 1.4% overall and the school’s ranking was up from 7th according to 2011 scores.