U.S. News and World Reports today released its list of best high schools. Topping the list in Oklahoma is Harding Charter Preparatory High School in Oklahoma City. The school was ranked No. 145 in the nation, with a student/teacher ratio of 14:1 and a college readiness score of 66.2, with 89 percent of students tested in Advanced Placement courses and 59 percent passing. Ninety-five percent of students in the school scored proficient in math, and 97 percent of students scored proficient in reading.
Second in the state is Classen School of Advanced Studies in Oklahoma City. The school ranked No. 337 in the nation, with a student/teacher ratio of 15:1 and a college readiness score of 51.4, with 54 percent of students tested in International Baccalaureate and 50 percent passed.
The remainder of the schools on the state's Top 10 List are:
3. Edmond North High School
4. Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa
5. Edmond Memorial High School
6. Norman High School
7. Dove Science Academy
8. Deer Creek High School
9. Norman North High School
10. Edmond Santa Fe High School
U.S. News evaluated nearly 22,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare students for college, and other factors.
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