Another year, another top ranking for École Secondaire Publique Marc Garneau among local secondary schools, according to annual rankings by the think tank Fraser Institute.
The Trenton-based french speaking high school scored an 8.4 out of 10 and was ranked 54 out of 774 secondary schools province-wide.
The school’s results in standardized tests for math and literacy skills were higher this year than last, when it also scored tops among Quinte schools.
The highest ranked school in the province was again St. Michael’s Choir from Toronto, with a 9.4 out of 10.
Locally, finishing well behind École Marc Garneau was Nicholson Catholic of Belleville with a 6.8 and St. Paul Catholic of Trenton at 6.6. St. Theresa scored a 5.6.
Nicholson ranked 259 out of 747 schools. All of the Catholic schools had lower scores this year.
Among secondary schools in the Hastings Prince Edward School Board, Bayside Secondary was tops with a 6.5, lower than last year’s score. Centennial Secondary was next at 5.8.
Following behind those two schools were, from highest to lowest, Trenton High School, Prince Edward Collegiate, Quinte Secondary, Centre Hastings, and Moira Secondary.
Finishing at the bottom, and ranking 698 out of 747 schools was North Hastings Secondary with a 3.3 score.
In the Kawartha Pine Ridge School Board, ENSS out of Brighton ranked 462 out of 747 with a 5.7, followed by Campbellford High School with a 5.6.