The U.S. News & World Report recently came out with the rankings of the top high schools in the country and the Puget Sound had 19 on this last. Schools are ranked based on how well he prepare students for college and how academically students do on tests. The Puget Sound area high schools are helping to prepare for the region’s workforce and tens of thousands of new jobs created each year. The Puget Sound area is booming with new tech industry opportunities every year including the expansion of Expedia, Amazon, and other Seattle-based industries. [Source]
Top 10 schools that made the list in the Puget Sound region.
Newport Senior high school – Bellevue – gold medal awarded with a 95% graduation rate and 74.5 college readiness
International Community school – Kirkland – Gold medal awarded with a 90% graduation rate and a 72.1 college readiness.
Bellevue high school – Bellevue – 91% graduation rate and 70.1 college readiness
Bainbridge high school – Bainbridge Island – 93% graduation rate and 65.2 college readiness
Roosevelt high school – Seattle – 90% graduation rate and 62.3 college readiness
Garfield high school – Seattle – 87% graduation rate and 54.3 college readiness
Mercer Island high school – 90% graduation rate and 50.9 college readiness
Ingraham high school – Seattle – 76% graduation rate and 50 point for college readiness
Shorecrest high school – Shoreline – 87% graduation rate and 46 college readiness