Familiar schools fill out the top spots in the 2021 edition of the Best High Schools rankings. At No. 1, once again, is Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia with an overall score of 100. Academic Magnet High School in South Carolina is again at No. 2.How are US News Best High Schools ranked?
The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings include data on more than 23,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. More than 17,000 schools were ranked on six factors based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. It's never too late to start thinking about your college journey.Why is Newsweek ranking America's best STEM schools?
We need to make sure that innate drive, curiosity and creativity aren't lost along the way. That's why Newsweek, with its long history of reporting on scientific breakthroughs, technological revolutions and societal challenges, partnered with STEM.org to rank America's Best STEM High Schools.What are the nation’s most prestigious high schools?
Nearly 18,000 public high schools are ranked, featuring a mix of charter, magnet and traditional schools. With an overall score of 100, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia is, once again, the top-ranked high school in the nation. (Will Ryu)