Ocean Springs HS is state's best, according to US News annual rankings

10 May, 2018, 00:32 | Author: Donnie King
  • Robyn Ellis Director of Lindon charter school Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy in Lindon overlooks the the high school gym as a poster illustrates the nearly 2-million in scholarship funding awarded to thei

U.S. News & World Report just came out with their Best High School rankings and Ridgefield High School is #5 in CT.

Schools were ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepared students for college.

Take a look below at all of the public CT high schools that cracked the top 500. The year before that, they received a Bronze medal.

Pennsylvania was tied at 14th in the nation - with 15.8 percent of public schools earning a golf or silver medal - while New Jersey came in 17th with 14.8 percent awarded gold or silver. Peoria's graduation rate was 96 percent.

U.S. News factored into its assessment of reading and math proficiency the percentage of "economically disadvantaged students - who tend to score lower - enrolled at the schools to identify schools performing much better than statistical expectations". Tiebreakers determined the ranks of schools achieving the same CRI.




The initial field of 28,813 public high schools was cut down to about 20,000.

Ocean Springs College Readiness Index score of 33.3 was tops in MS and far exceeded that of all other Jackson County schools, with Pascagoula High School the next highest at 18.8.

The school was ranked 17th in the entire state and was outperformed by 13 New York City Public Schools, two schools in Westchester County and one school on Long Island.

This story will be updated.

Recommended:



Popular

Comcast persists with possible all-cash bid for Fox assets
As per media reports, Comcast is asking bankers to increase the loans it has to buy Sky so it can purchase the Fox assets as well. Comcast plans to put up to $60bn in cash for the majority of the Fox's assets, according to a report by Reuters.

Mariners pitcher Paxton makes third no-hitter of season
The best part of this no-hitter for Mariners manager Scott Servais was that he never had to sweat Paxton's pitch count. Following the final out, Seattle players emptied the dugout to celebrate with Paxton.

Russian Billionaire Funded Cohen Shell Company Used to Pay Stormy Daniels
In a tweet on Thursday, Avenatti mocked the reasons these companies have given for paying the firm of Trump's personal attorney . AT&T , based in Dallas, made four payments of $50,000 apiece around the end of previous year , according to Avenatti.

Dani Carvajal: 'I will be fit for Champions League final'
Gomez has had his ups and downs this season but he's still played an important role in what the Reds are on the brink of achieving.

U.S. probes collision of Southwest plane, truck at Baltimore airport
Southwest Airlines says a flight from Nashville, Tennessee, had to make an unscheduled landing in Dallas . We'll do our best to get you going ASAP, Michael! The accident is said to be under investigation.

Trump defends nominee for Central Intelligence Agency
In private, Haspel has sought to assure lawmakers that she has no plans to renew the so-called enhanced interrogation program. The White House is expected to announce the date and location of Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Harshvardhan Kapoor posts heartfelt message for Sonam, Anand on their wedding day
However, the best wish came from dulhan ka bhai Harshvardhan Kapoor who shared a special message for brother-in-law Anand Ahuja . It was so very adorable to watch her happily bonding with her husband at the wedding while they perform the wedding rituals.

UK Directs Cambridge Analytica To Provide A Leaked Data Of Americans
Among other things, the scandal took Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Capitol Hill to testify on privacy . By no surprise, Facebook is the most popular social media platform of all by a long shot.

Air France In Trouble
Over the first quarter of 2018, the company posted €269 million in losses, up from €33 million during the same period past year . Shares in Air France fell 14% in early Monday trading, reacting to the latest events at the troubled airline.

Apple Internal Memo Acknowledges Microphone Issue On The iPhone 7
Over the past two months, some Twitter and Reddit users have reported a unusual problem with their iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus . It's hard to see how a rear camera failure could lead to issues with Face ID given its location.