released their list of the 2018 Best Public Elementary Schools in Erie County, and once again, schools in the Williamsville district topped the list. Four out of the top 5 were Williamsville schools, with a Clarence school rounding out the ranks.

Here's what the top 5 look like, according to Niche's list. Their rankings are "based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, student-teacher ratio, student diversity, teacher quality, grade school ratings, and the overall quality of the school district."

1. Maple East Elementary School

2. Country Parkway Elementary School

3. Heim Elementary School

4. Dodge Elementary School

5. Ledgeview Elementary School (Clarence)

See the full list here.

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