Pittsford Mendon and Sutherland High Schools were among the top 2% of U.S. high schools in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best High Schools Rankings. Mendon and Sutherland High Schools were ranked number one and two among Rochester area high schools, respectively. Mendon High School was ranked 22 in New York State and 193 in the nation. Sutherland High School was ranked 36 in New York State and 319 in the nation.
U.S. News evaluated than 17,857 public high schools across the U.S. and 1,218 in New York State. Schools were evaluated based on five ranking factors, including college readiness, college curriculum breadth, math and reading proficiency, math and reading performance, and graduation rates.