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Williamsville Ranks Number One in "Business First" Ranking

By WBFO News

Buffalo, NY – "Business First of Buffalo" has released its annual rankings of area schools. Williamsville Central finished first among public schools for the fourth straight year.

Clarence, Amherst, Orchard Park and Bemus Point in Chautauqua County round out the top five. The city of Buffalo ranked last among the 97 districts on the list.

Business First bases its rankings on the previous four years of test data from the New York State Education Department. The score for a district represents the collective performance of its public high schools, middle schools and elementary schools.

Here's the list of Honor Roll Districts:

1. Williamsville (Erie County) 2. Clarence (Erie County) 3. Amherst (Erie County) 4. Orchard Park (Erie County) 5. Bemus Point (Chautauqua County) 6. East Aurora (Erie County) 7. Iroquois (Erie County) 8. Alden (Erie County) 9. Alfred-Almond (Allegany County) 10. Grand Island (Erie County) 11. Wilson (Niagara County) 12. Sweet Home (Erie County) 13. Hamburg (Erie County) 14. Frontier (Erie County)