They’re out! One of the most respected and followed public school ranking programs, U.S. News & World Report released their 2016 California Public High School Rankings today.
It’s no secret that school scores and rankings are one of the top criteria that many families have on their must have list when choosing a new community to live in. Especially when it comes to public high schools. And it’s also no secret that the East Bay area has some of the best and highest ranking public high schools in all of California.
To rank the schools, U.S. News uses a combination of information on their performance on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they prepare their students for college. In the full report, which you can read here>>, they include information about curriculum, test scores and student demographics.
So how well did local schools do? Unbelievably well when you keep in mind there were 2,406 schools ranked! Here are the highest ranking schools in the East Bay:
No. 6 – Mission San Jose – Fremont (pictured above)
No. 26 – Campolindo – Moraga
No. 28 – Miramonte – Orinda
No. 42 – Dougherty Valley – San Ramon
No. 47 – Amador Valley – Pleasanton
No. 79 – Foothill – Pleasanton
No. 81 – Acalanes – Lafayette
No. 118 – San Ramon Valley – Danville
No. 128 – Los Lomas – Walnut Creek
No. 188 – California – San Ramon
No. 213 – Northgate – Walnut Creek
No. 218 – Monte Vista – Danville
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