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North High and South High Featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools"

North High School and South High School are featured in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 ranking of Best High Schools, which was released on April 27. The list of Best High Schools features the top public high schools in the nation, including traditional public schools, charter schools, and magnet schools.

On the list of Best High Schools, South High ranked #188 and North High ranked #444. To determine a school’s placement on this list, U.S. News evaluated nearly 24,000 high schools nationwide based on programs offered for all students, graduation rates, test scores, and college readiness.

U.S. News further analyzed the top 1,000 schools to determine the best 250 high schools in the nation for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). South High ranked #75 and North High ranked #181 on this list. This ranking is determined by student participation and performance on Advanced Placement science and math exams.

This report also includes high school rankings by state, and both South High (#21) and North High (#48) rank among the best schools in New York.