Business First's Guide to Western New York Schools ranked local schools by administrative efficiency.

Lancaster Central ranks number one.

The report judges efficiency based on low spending rates per pupil, high ratios of students per administrative staffer and small percentages of budgets committed towards debt service.

Here are the rest of the top 25:

2. Hamburg
3. Clarence
4. Williamsville
5. East Aurora
6. North Tonawanda
7. Frontier
8. Orchard Park
9. Grand Island
10. West Seneca
11. Iroquois
12. Lockport
13. Fredonia
14. Portville
15. Starpoint
16. Falconer
17. Holley
18. Sweet Home
19. Amherst
20. Albion
21. Cheektowaga-Maryvale
22. Royalton-Hartland
23. Alden
24. Kenmore-Tonawanda
25. Barker