The Pittsburgh Business Times ranked Richland School District first in the IU8 region out of nearly 35 schools. The IU8 Region is comprised of schools in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, and Somerset counties. Overall, there are 684 public, cyber, and charter schools in Pennsylvania. This annual ranking report is based on assessment scores from the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams and the Keystone exams.
https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/04/25/pbts-highest-scoring-school-districts-in.html Source: Pittsburgh Business Times