The 2013 rankings for the best school districts in upstate New York were just released. ?Suburban?Western New York school districts did fairly well, ?with 8 out of the top 30 spots. ?Suburbs of Rochester and Syracuse also did very well, with Pittsford ranking number 1 once again. ?City schools for all three major metropolitan areas did very poorly, with Buffalo ranked third from the bottom at #427. ?See a full listing of all 429 school districts here?or check out the top 30:

? 1. Pittsford (Monroe County, Rochester Area)

? 2. Fayetteville-Manlius (Onondaga County, Syracuse Area)

? 3. Honeoye Falls-Lima (Monroe County, Rochester Area)

? 4. Brighton (Monroe County, Rochester Area)

? 5. Skaneateles (Onondaga County, Syracuse Area)

? 6. Williamsville (Erie County, Western New York)

? 7. Cazenovia (Madison County, Syracuse Area)

? 8. East Aurora (Erie County, Western New York)

? 9. Bethlehem (Albany County, Albany Area)

? 10. Clarence (Erie County, Western New York)

? 11. Niskayuna (Schenectady County, Albany Area)

? 12. Penfield (Monroe County, Rochester Area)

? 13. New Hartford (Oneida County, Utica-Rome Area)

? 14. Westhill (Onondaga County, Syracuse Area)

? 15. North Colonie (Albany County, Albany Area)

? 16. Voorheesville (Albany County, Albany Area)

? 17. Jamesville-DeWitt (Onondaga County, Syracuse Area)

? 18. Guilderland (Albany County, Albany Area)

? 19. West Irondequoit (Monroe County, Rochester Area)

? 20. Victor (Ontario County, Rochester Area)

? 21. Orchard Park (Erie County, Western New York)

? 22. Vestal (Broome County, Binghamton-Elmira Area)

? 23. Iroquois (Erie County, Western New York)

? 24. Bemus Point (Chautauqua County, Western New York)

? 25. Saratoga Springs (Saratoga County, Albany Area)

? 26. Lewiston-Porter (Niagara County, Western New York)

? 27. Fairport (Monroe County, Rochester Area)

? 28. Amherst (Erie County, Western New York)

? 29. East Greenbush (Rensselaer County, Albany Area)

? 30. Lancaster (Erie County, Western New York)