WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Five Westchester Schools were named among the nation's best, according to The Daily Beast.
Hastings was the top-ranked school in the county, coming in at No. 61 with Bronxville just behind at No. 67, The Daily Beast said.
Pelham High School came in at No. 148.
Tuckahoe and Hendrick Hudson rounded out the Westchester representatives at 378 and 448, respectively.
The Daily Beast compiled its ranking by contacting every school in the country with graduation rates above 85 percent. With approximately 1,200 schools completing the survey, The Daily Beast then ranked each school in the following categories with percentage weights:
- Four-year cohort graduation rate (30 percent)
- College acceptance rate (30 percent)
- College preparedness (30 percent)
- College enterance exams (10 percent)