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US News & World Report Names Best High Schools In Colorado

US News & World Report Names Best High Schools In Colorado

U.S. News & World Report just came out with their Best High School rankings and Darien High School is #9 in CT.

The four nationally ranked North Dakota schools were Fargo Davies High School, Century High School, Red River High School and Central High School.

Located in Cerritos, Gretchen Whitney High School in the ABC Unified School District was ranked No. 1 in California and No. 33 in the nation. John Hardin also earned a bronze medal and the nationally recognized distinction. The top 500 public high schools in the nation earned gold medal status.

High Technology High School, with 295 students, also was No. 1 in New Jersey, followed by Bergen County Academics in Hackensack at No. 2 and Bergen County Technical High School in Teterboro at No. 3. The highest-scoring schools were ranked as gold, silver or bronze in the 2018 rankings. Tiebreakers determined the ranks of schools achieving the same CRI.

The Tucson Unified School District's University High School placed 27th in the country, according to the study, down from 15th a year ago. The school, which graduated 100-percent of its students in the Class of 2016, collaborates with Contra Costa College to increase its students' exposure to college courses. "It speaks to the hard work of every staff member, student, family member and community member who has helped make these schools successful".

"We take great pride in helping students reach their full potential and to have students respond the way they have in everything they do is quite remarkable", Smallwood said.

High Desert schools earning bronze-level state rankings included Serrano High School at No. 546 and Sultana High School at No. 560.


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