Published: Thu, May 10, 2018

ME high schools named in United States top 500 list

ME high schools named in United States top 500 list

Florida's public high schools have seen better years than this year's U.S. News & World Report's rankings.

According to the data presented by U.S. News & World Report, 65 percent of Murray's students pass Advanced Placement (AP) testing, and the school has a 70 percent math proficiency (10th in Kentucky) and 70 percent reading proficiency.

Schools were excluded from consideration if they had a graduation rate lower than 80 percent. It has a graduation rate of more than 95 percent and 32.1 college readiness ranking.

The annual rankings, released Wednesday, are primarily based on test scores, graduation rates and student demographics.

California came in second to MA for the number of top-performing schools in the nation. "Tiebreakers determined the ranks of schools achieving the same CRI".

The selective-enrollment Payton College Prep High School topped the state's list, followed by last year's leader Northside College Prep.

Twin Cities area schools dominated the rankings for 72 Minnesota high schools that were listed.

Sylvania Superintendent Adam Fineske said he was proud of the improvement Southview High made in the latest rankings and that both district high schools were among the highest ranked schools in northwest Ohio. That's several percentage points higher than the state and national average, according to Stefanich.

More than 20,500 high schools were evaluated by U.S. News, with 5,948 of them receiving national recognition.

"Where we are in the rankings is never the focus", he said.

Located in Cerritos, Gretchen Whitney High School in the ABC Unified School District was ranked No. 1 in California and No. 33 in the nation.

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