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U.S. News’ 2009 America’s Best High Schools

U.S. News and World Report  recently published their “America’s Best High Schools” and as predicted, it is ruffling  a few feathers as demonstrated by the comments on their website.  Both this ranking and the Newsweek ranking use a similar formula. Newsweek’s rankings are determined by taking the number of AP and/or IB exams administered divided by […]

Newsweek’s Top High Schools

Every year, Newsweek Magazine releases its “America’s Top Public High Schools” – http://www.newsweek.com/id/201160.  The schools are ranked by a very simple formula, the number of AP, IB or Cambridge Exams a school gives divided by the number of graduating seniors.  The schools are then ranked in descending order by this ratio. Many have questioned the […]