(Pittsburgh, PA—March 26, 2015) Niche.com, formerly known as College Prowler, which ranks and reviews K-12 schools, colleges, cities, and neighborhoods, recently published its “Best Public High Schools Ranking,” listing High Tech 21st out of over 14,000 high schools in the United States, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.
High Tech, a public school located in North Bergen, hosts 618 students in grades 9-12. Based on the New Jersey Department of Education’s standards, 95% of High Tech students have proven their proficiency in math and/or reading. On its website, Niche.com received 126 reviews about High Tech, most of which have been positive.
Founded by Luke Skurman in 2002 as a publisher of print guidebooks on colleges in the U.S., Niche.com has received national recognition for its ranking system. In 2005, Fast Company magazinelisted it as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the country. Originally, the company produced print guidebooks, but by 2007, the company listed its content online for a subscription fee. In 2009, Niche.com had eliminated its subscription service, providing all of its web content free of charge to the general public.
For an in-depth explanation of the ranking criteria employed by Niche.com, please go to the company’s website: https://niche.com/