The rankings are made for public, charter and magnet schools nationwide and are broken down by state. Among Illinois schools, Payton College Prep High School in Chicago was ranked as the top high school, earning the magazine's "Gold Medal" status.
The U.S. News rankings compared 20,548 high schools across the nation. "I congratulate the students, teachers and staff of these schools for blazing a path of excellence".
Amistad Academy in New Haven, Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy in East Hartford, Achievement First Hartford Academy, and the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering in Windsor, all beat out Ridgefield for the top ranking, respectively.
Ocean Springs' "scorecard" included a 33.3 College Readiness Index with 44 percent AP tested, 65 percent AP passed, 41 percent mathematics proficiency and 61 percent reading proficiency. The year before that, they received a Bronze medal.
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The top of the list was dominated by BASIS Charter schools in Arizona, taking the top five spots on the list.
Academy for Academic Excellence in Apple Valley was the next highest ranking school in the High Desert.
"The data shows that when high schools utilize these courses student achievement follows".
The second step in the U.S. News methodology assessed whether a school's black, Hispanic and low-income students "performed at or better than the state average for historically [under-served] students".
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"This is a great reflection of the support we enjoy from our community, teachers, and parents", he said. The methodology factored in performance on state tests, graduation rates and scores on Advanced Placement exams from the 2015-16 school year.
The new rankings show some schools slipping within Utah, relative to the rest of the nation.
Cassen noted that the district's rankings aren't a goal in themselves, but the result of efforts to prepare students to graduate from high school and move onto jobs or college.
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