Annual rankings report: Murray High 8th in state


"Of the Tennessee schools in the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, five were awarded gold medals, 19 earned silver medals and 82 received bronze medals.", a U.S. News & World Report spokesperson explained.

"We encourage parents to use the Best High Schools rankings and data to research which schools in their state and nationwide are ensuring students are well-equipped for the future", Narayan said. One in four students are racial and ethnic minorities, according to state Board of Education data, and the school's graduation rate is above 95 percent. Magnet high schools are public schools that attract top-rated students in a region. It has a graduation rate of more than 95 percent, and a college readiness score of 84.4.

Suncoast was one of only two schools in Florida to earn a spot on the list.

Three Northwest Arkansas high schools remained in Arkansas' top 10: Arkansas Arts Academy, Rogers High School and Fayetteville High School.

The first step determines "whether each school's students were performing better than statistically expected for students in the state".

Viviani secures back-to-back stage wins in Eilat
It was Viviani's second consecutive stage victory after he also won the race's second stage from Haifa to Tel Aviv on Saturday. On Sunday evening, the riders and support teams will fly to Sicily for a rest day on Monday and resume the tour on May 8.

Ocean Springs College Readiness Index score of 33.3 was tops in MS and far exceeded that of all other Jackson County schools, with Pascagoula High School the next highest at 18.8.

The full U.S. News rankings can be found here.

The West Contra Costa Unified School District lauded Middle College High for a 5th straight year of being recognized in the report. Of those, schools were ranked based both on student performance, and on how the schools meet the needs of students who are not college-bound.

"We're thrilled with the No. 1 ranking", Miller said. The methodology factored in performance on state tests, graduation rates and scores on Advanced Placement exams from the 2015-16 school year.