HF-L Ranks 3rd Place in Upstate NY

HF-L Receives Third Place Distinction in Upstate NY
Posted on 10/02/2019

Business First's annual academic rankings for Upstate NY, have been released and the Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District is pleased to announce that it has been ranked third in the 2019 Best School Districts in Upstate NY.

HF-L pushed up to third place this year from fourth a year ago.

“This ranking is one indicator in what we believe is a strong foundation for student success,” said Gene Mancuso, HF-L Superintendent.

Rounding out the top ten are the following districts, in order from fourth place to 10th: Cazenovia (outside Syracuse), Bethlehem (Albany), Skaneateles (Syracuse), Brighton (Rochester), Penfield (Rochester), East Aurora (Buffalo) and Williamsville (Buffalo).

HF-L came in third after Pittsford and Fayetteville-Manlius.

According to the data provided by Business First, HF-L outranks 99.5% of other districts in Upstate NY.

Each of the top ten districts in the overall standings is seventh or better in at least one of the subject rankings. Fayetteville-Manlius is second to Pittsford in English and math. Honeoye Falls-Lima is number two in social studies.

All of the top ten school systems posted advanced-diploma rates that are higher than 62 percent, with eight of them above 70 percent. The Upstate New York average is 43 percent.

We are surrounded by wonderful public schools who encourage students to continue to grow and learn and remain committed to continuous improvement. Congratulations to all of the schools recognized and for your continued growth,” said Mancuso.

For more information, visit https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2019/09/30/upacademic.html.


The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: David Leahy, Compliance Officer/Coordinator, at: Email - David.Leahy@hflcsd.org, Telephone - (585) 624-7181, Address - 20 Church Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. Inquiries concerning the application of the Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, Telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).

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