10 Best High Schools in the US

BASIS Scottsdale takes the cake
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 26, 2017 10:30 AM CDT
10 Best High Schools in the US
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BASIS Charter Schools will get a kick out of US News & World Report's 2017 list of the country's top public and charter high schools. Five of the top 10 schools are BASIS Charter Schools, including the Scottsdale, Ariz., school that took the top spot. The list is based on enrollment, graduation rates, diversity, state assessments, and more, with particular focus on how well schools prepare students for college. The top 10:

  1. BASIS Scottsdale (Ariz.)
  2. BASIS Tucson North (Ariz.)
  3. BASIS Oro Valley (Ariz.)
  4. School for the Talented and Gifted (Texas)
  5. BASIS Peoria (Ariz.)
  6. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Va.)
  7. BASIS Chandler (Ariz.)
  8. Carnegie Vanguard High School (Texas)
  9. School of Science and Engineering (Texas)
  10. Pacific Collegiate Charter (Calif.)
Click for the full list or see the best grad schools in the US. (Read more education stories.)

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