Best High Schools in America

high school lockersNewsweek published a report of the top 1300 high schools in the U.S. The rankings take into consideration Advanced Placement classes, International Baccaulaureate programs and Cambridge tests. This information was pulled fromthe 2007 school year. The ranking also includes information for subsidized lunches.

For 2008, the top 10 High Schools in America are:

  1. BASIS Charter – Tucson, AZ
  2. Talented & Gifted – Dallas, TX
  3. Suncoast Community – Riviera Beach, FL
  4. Science/Engineering Magnet – Dallas, TX
  5. Stanton College Prep – Jacksonville, FL
  6. Preuss UCSD – La Jolla, CA
  7. Academic Magnet – North Charleson, SC
  8. Paxon School for Advanced Studies – Jacksonville, FL
  9. Oxford Academy – Cypress, CA
  10. International School – Belleville, WA’s own Becca Driskell is an International Baccaulaureate senior at Wichita East High School in Wichita, KS. The school ranked #472.

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  4. Naomi says:

    We just moved to a new town, and the high school here is ranked int he low 200s. Hooray!

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