Huron, Pioneer and Community high schools were among 1,750 public schools recognized around the country for considerably outperforming their state’s standards in the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best High Schools rankings.
A total of 21,786 public high schools were examined in 48 states and the District of Columbia for the project called “America’s Best High Schools.”
Huron and Pioneer earned silver status and Community bronze status in the analysis. Overall, Michigan ranked 26th in the study for number of schools earning honors. Of 324 Michigan schools eligible for the analysis, a total of 75, or 8.75 percent, received bronze or higher honors, according to information posted on the U.S. News & World Report Web site.
This is the third year U.S. News and its partner in the project, School Evaluation Services, have done a public high school analysis. A total of 100 schools earned gold medals, 461 silver medals and 1,189 bronze medals.
The project uses a three-step process that analyzes how schools are educating all of their students, their minority and disadvantaged students and their college-bound students based on student scores on statewide tests, Advanced Placement tests and International Baccalaureate tests.
For general information about the project, click here.
For information on each Ann Arbor school’s ranking, visit:
• Community High School
• Huron High School
• Pioneer High School