CCA ranks in top 10 of TN high schools in new report

Fargo's Davies High School as seen Aug. 14 2014. Forum file

Fargo's Davies High School as seen Aug. 14 2014. Forum file

The school's ranking has fallen by one position in the state - it was ranked fourth in the state and 298th in the nation previous year.

Top-performing high schools receive gold, silver and bronze medal recognition from U.S. News, with gold medals indicating the greatest level of college readiness.

Fargo's Davies High School as seen Aug. 14 2014. Forum file
Fargo's Davies High School as seen Aug. 14 2014. Forum file

Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School and Oklahoma City's Harding Fine Arts Academy, a charter, round out the Top 5, the publication's 2018 Best High School rankings show.

Take a look below at all of the public CT high schools that cracked the top 500. "Congratulations and thank you for your hard work!" Massachusetts, California and Maryland were first, second and third, respectively, with the highest percentage of eligible schools that received gold and silver medals.

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Sylvania Superintendent Adam Fineske said he was proud of the improvement Southview High made in the latest rankings and that both district high schools were among the highest ranked schools in northwest Ohio. "These schools represent just a sampling of the many high quality schools that are raising the bar for success and leading education experts across the nation to take notice of Chicago's progress". It was also ranked No. 519 in the country.

The majority of the rankings were based on a combination of metrics including performance on state proficiency tests, graduation rates, and performance on Advanced Placement tests. The AP® participation rate at Ridgefield High School is 70 percent.

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PMSA's student body is 47 percent low-income, 94 percent minority, 39 percent male and 61 percent female.

"With this in mind, we define a "best" high school as one that best serves all of its students", he said in a statement.

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U.S. News analyzed data from more than 20,500 schools across the county to determine the rankings.

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