*LIST* The Best High Schools In The Country


While lots of parents worry whether their kids will get into a good college, going to a good high school will likely do a lot to get them there. Well, now parents can know whether or not the high school their kids are going to makes the grade. 

  • “U.S. News & World Report” just released their 2021 Best High School rankings.
  • They evaluated 17,800 schools based on six criteria, with certain factors weighing more heavily than others. Those criteria include:
    • College readiness
    • Reading and math proficiency
    • Reading and math performance
    • Underserved student performance
    • College curriculum breadth
    • Graduation rates
  • Topping this year’s list is Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia.
  • The school ranks number one for college readiness, and math and reading performance and proficiency. The school also has a 100% graduation rate.

2020 Best High Schools National Rankings

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  1. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (VA)
  2. Academic Magnet High School (SC)
  3. The Davidson Academy of Nevada
  4. Payton College Preparatory High School (IL)
  5. School for Advanced Studies (FL)
  6. Sumner Academy of Arts and Science (KS)
  7. Merrol Hyde Magnet School (TN)
  8. BASIS Chandler (AZ)
  9. Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology (GA)
  10. Signature School (IN)

Source:US News & World Repor