Amherst Regional High School
Ever since websites discovered digital consumers love lists the "Top ten", "Top 100" and every odd number in between has become a standard cliche of publishing.
But for parents who take education seriously, the US News & World Report education ratings has been the gold standard for over a generation now.
Indeed, Amherst Regional High School coming in shy of the top 50 for Massachusetts is cause for concern. Two other Western Mass schools came in higher, Greenfield (#43) and Palmer (#49).
And in the most recent financials published by the state Amherst comes in a #35 for average (high) cost per student.
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