Macomb Charter Ranked Top in the Nation

Macomb Charter Ranked Top in the Nation

U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual rankings of the nation's best public high schools, and Boston Latin School tops the list of institutions in MA. It looked at more than 20,500 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. It is a silver medal school.

Pennsylvania was tied at 14th in the nation - with 15.8 percent of public schools earning a golf or silver medal - while New Jersey came in 17th with 14.8 percent awarded gold or silver.

Examining whether each school's relative performance in its state reading and mathematics assessments exceeded expectations, factoring in the proportion of its student body that is economically disadvantaged and projected to score lower. Peoria's graduation rate was 96 percent. U.S. News ranked it 44th among Pennsylvania high schools.

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Prairie Grove High School placed fourth in the state, and Bentonville High School ranked at No. 5. Of those higher ranking: 13 are NYC Public Schools, 2 are in Westchester County, 1 on Long Island. Each school's national rank is in parentheses. "These schools represent just a sampling of the many high quality schools that are raising the bar for success and leading education experts across the nation to take notice of Chicago's progress".

The full U.S. News rankings can be found here.

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