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U.S. News ranks EHS in Top 10 Minnesota public, non-charter schools

May 8, 2020 – Edina High School is ranked among the top 10 public non-charter high schools in Minnesota by U.S. News and World Report in its annual Best High Schools Rankings. The publication ranked approximately 17,790 public high schools in the U.S. based on 2017-18 data. EHS ranks No. 8 among public, non-charter high schools in the state, and is No. 817 nationally.

New ranking methodology begun last year uses six “indicators of school quality,” each of which are weighted to produce an overall score. Among the measures are state assessments, graduation rates, and AP/IB participation and exam scores. U.S. News no longer categorizes schools with gold, silver or bronze designations.

According to the publication, “A great high school educates all students from different social and economic backgrounds, exposing them to challenging coursework on the path to graduation. The highest ranked U.S. public schools in U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best High Schools rankings are those whose attendees demonstrated outstanding outcomes above expectations in math and reading state assessments, passed a diverse array of college-level exams and graduated in high proportions.”