One of California's top high schools is in Fresno, latest ranking shows

Larry Hoffman
May 10, 2018

This school in Milford is ranked 49th among more than 600 Pennsylvania high schools. Hume Fogg Magnet High School, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools 3.

North Hardin and LaRue County high schools once again made the state rankings and earned bronze medals.

U.S. News has data on more than 20,000 schools and 2,500 were ranked nationally. Northside College Prep came in second and Lane Tech High School took the third spot.

Elizabethtown High Principal Steve Smallwood said the school was honored by the recognition. The next closest Coast school is Gautier at No. 12. Of those, schools were ranked based both on student performance, and on how the schools meet the needs of students who are not college-bound. U.S. News paired with nonprofit social science research firm RTI International to compile the rankings, the website said.

No. 1,755 - Vail Academy and High School, Vail Unified School District. They get extra help with tough topics during an advisory period, he said, and the school places a premium on parent involvement. I'm extremely proud of our students for their hard work and for helping to create a positive environment at JHHS. Another 16 percent are named bronze medal schools, while the remaining 71 percent do not qualify for medal status.

St. Charles East reported a 93 percent graduation rate, a 33 percent student math proficiency and a 51 percent student reading proficiency, according to the rankings.

In San Dieguito Union High School District, just 8.5 percent are low-income and fewer than 4 percent are English learners. Are disadvantaged students performing better than the state average?

The majority of the rankings were based on a combination of metrics including performance on state proficiency tests, graduation rates, and performance on Advanced Placement tests.

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