Report ranks 13 Connecticut high schools among nations top 500
WOODBRIDGE – The rankings are out.
Thirteen Connecticut High Schools rank among the nations best according to a report compiled by Newsweek Magazine.
Every year Newsweek announces the nations best high schools that do an outstanding job of preparing students for college.
The magazine teamed up with a research group to compile the list.
They said their methodology was more stringent than ever with new measures of quality and a high standard of data.
The coveted number one spot went to Thomas Jefferson High School out of Alexandria, VA.
The highest Connecticut school to top the list is out of Woodbridge, it’s Amity High School and it made the cut at 112.
Newsweek rated its college readiness with a score of 92.67; college-bound percentile, 79.2; and a graduation rate percentile of 60.76.
Take a look below for a complete list of the Connecticut schools that made the cut and click here for the full report.
140.Connecticut IB Academy in East Hartford
164.Litchfield High School
168.Greenwich High School
179.Daniel Hand High School in Madison
226.South Windsor High School
227.Fairfield Warde High School
228.East Lyme High School
337.Wolcott High School
352. Lyme-Old Lyme High School
366.Haddam-Killingworth High School
386.Pomperaug High School in Southbury
401.Cheshire High School.