A Cambridge high school has cracked the top three in the Fraser Institute’s annual rankings of Ontario secondary schools.

It lists Père-René-de-Galinée as tied for second with a Richmond Hill school.  

A Toronto school placed first out of 718 public, Catholic and Francophone schools.

The rankings are based on several factors culled from the province’s EQAO literacy and math test results.

The next highest ranked school from Waterloo Region was Sir John A. MacDonald at 74th.

You can check out the complete list by following this link.

As for the local numbers; here they are (schools in top-100 in italics)

KITCHENER:
112-Resurrection
175-Cameron Heights
268-Huron Heights
409-Grand River
409-Kitchener Waterloo Collegiate
432-St. Mary’s
523-Eastwood
533-Forest Heights

WATERLOO:
74-Sir John A. Macdonald
84-Waterloo

144-Bluevale
340-St. David

CAMBRIDGE:
2-Père-René-de-Galinée
175-Preston
360-Southwood
462-St. Benedict
462-Monsignor Doyle
498-Galt
507-Glenview Park
546-Jacob Hespeler

GUELPH:
34-Guelph
50-Centennial
84-Bishop Macdonell
97-John F. Ross

231-Our Lady of Lourdes
281-St. James
709-College Heights