OSPREY - Pine View School in Sarasota County is named the top elementary school in the country. At least, according to a new ranking released by the school ranking site Niche.com.

The ranking system looks at several factors, including state and national test scores, teachers' salaries, racial and economic diversity, discipline and extracurricular activities. 

Pine View's elementary, middle and high schools also each took the top spots in the state: The middle school was ranked 5th nationally and the high school was ranked as the 38th best college prep school in the country. The Sarasota County School District ranked second in the state of Florida, and Manatee 32nd.