Students and staff at Souderton Area High School have good reason to be smiling today. U-S News and World Report released its ranking for “Best High Schools” in the United States. In Pennsylvania, Souderton Area High School was ranked 38th out of 687 schools. The ranking examined math and reading rates and rated how disadvantaged students performed, along with college readiness performance. Souderton Area High School Principal Sam Varano says, the ranking shows how hard students, teachers, parents and the community have worked to earn this recognition.