MBHS ranked second in state by US News & World Report

MBHS ranked second in state by US News & World Report

The list, published annually, looks at data from more than 20,000 schools focusing on student outcomes with an emphasis on graduation rates and state proficiency tests.

"Ridgefield High School is ranked 5th within CT".

Middle College did not receive a numerical ranking in the U.S. News list because the magazine does not evaluate students who take college classes, WCCUSD said.

"This recognition is validation of the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our stakeholders on a daily basis", said Coy Samons, superintendent of the Murray Independent School District.

California came in second to MA for the number of top-performing schools in the nation.

Ocean Springs' "scorecard" included a 33.3 College Readiness Index with 44 percent AP tested, 65 percent AP passed, 41 percent mathematics proficiency and 61 percent reading proficiency. The Advanced Math and Science Charter School and Mystic Valley Regional Charter School earned the silver and bronze, respectively.

Loveless Academy Magnet Program in Montgomery (LAMP) was named the top high school in Alabama. AMES is an early college charter on the campus of Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City.

"The data shows that when high schools utilize these courses student achievement follows".

The methodology used in the ranking formula by U.S. News was based on multiple factors, including enrollment, graduation rates, diversity, participation in free and reduced-price lunch programs and the results of state testing.

PMSA's student body is 47 percent low-income, 94 percent minority, 39 percent male and 61 percent female. "We selected schools that outperformed their state averages".

Barstow High School and Academy of Careers and Exploration in Helendale each earned a bronze level, despite not being ranked.

Charter-based Riverside Preparatory in Oro Grande was also a silver medalist, ranking No. 376 in California and No. 1,911 in the nation.

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