These Two Missouri High Schools Are In The Top 150 In The U.S.
Two Missouri High Schools placed in the Top 150 nationally ranked schools in U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools list.
Both schools are in St. Louis. The first is Metro Academic and Classical High School which ranked 99 nationally, #1 in Missouri High Schools, #1 in St. Louis, Missouri Metro Area High Schools, and #1 in St. Louis Public Schools High Schools.
According to U.S. News and World Report, "Students have the opportunity to take International Baccalaureate coursework and exams. The IB participation rate at Metro Academic and Classical High School is 98%." Additionally, minority enrollment at the school is 54% and most of the school's students are economically disadvantaged."
The Second school making U.S. News and World Report's Top 150, ranked at #150 in National Rankings, is the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience. Additionally, the school ranked at #2 among Missouri High Schools, #2 in St. Louis, Missouri Metro High Schools, and #2 in St. Louis Public Schools High Schools.
U.S. News and World Report says, "Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Collegiate School Of Medicine and Bioscience is 90%." Additionally, minority enrollment is 56% and 99% of the school's students are economically disadvantaged.
Closer to West Central Missouri, Knob Noster High School's national rank is #2,468, however in Missouri it is ranked at #23, and #1 in Warrensburg, Missouri's Metro Area High Schools. U.S. News and World Report says Knob Noster High students can take Advanced Placement classes and participation in the program is 60%. They go on to say minority enrollment at Knob Noster High School is 20% and 18% of students are economically disadvantaged.
U.S. News and World Report ranked approximately 17,680 public high schools out of 25,000 reviewed. They looked at college readiness, college curriculum breadth, state assessment proficiency, state assessment performance, underserved student performance, and graduation rate in determining the rankings. You can learn more on how U.S. News and World Report ranked schools here.
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