Several area high schools have been ranked highly in Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools” list for 2013.
Several area high schools have been ranked highly in Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools” list for 2013. The ranking highlights the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation, those that have “proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads.”
Hoover High School was ranked at 959, the highest of the Stark County schools on the list. Lake High School ranked at 1,021 and Jackson High School came in at 1,111. Green High School is listed at 1,396.
The list is based on six components: graduation rate (25 percent), college acceptance rate (25 percent), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25 percent), average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10 percent), and percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course (5 percent).
To view the article and the complete list of schools, visit http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2013/05/06/america-s-best-high-schools.html.