Hampton’s Tradition of Excellence puts them as Pittsburgh’s lead dog


Garrett Gess, Writer

Hampton has ranked #1 out of all Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area High Schools for the second straight year by U.S. News & World Report! Hampton also ranked #372 Nationally and #7 in Pennsylvania. In fact, Hampton earned the best Pennsylvania ranking outside of the Delaware Valley Region in Southeastern PA. This is a big step in the right direction as 2 years ago in 2019, Hampton ranked #4th in the region and 17th in the state.

Overall Score 97.92/100

Hampton’s Overall Scorecard

Took at Least One AP Exam: 63%

Passed at Least One AP Exam: 57%

Mathematics Proficiency: 91% (31% above PA average)

Reading Proficiency: 94% (24% above PA average)

Graduation Rate: 99%

Hampton’s Student Performance

College Readiness Index: 58.8/100 (#9 in PA)

Percentile Score on Keystone End-Of-Course Exams: 99.0%

Percentile Score on AP College-Level Exams: 96.1%

Pittsburgh Area Rankings

1. Hampton (#7)

2. Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12 (#8)

3. Peters Township (#11)

4. Mt Lebanon (#18)

5. Upper Saint Clair (#19)

A special thanks to the students, teachers, and staff of Hampton for such a collective achievement!!!