Magazine ranks OKC district schools among state's best

Hannah Rogers
May 10, 2018

Charter schools receive government funding but operate independently of the established state school system in which they are located.

The annual study examines 22,000 public high school in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. According to the data presented by U.S. News & World Report, 65 percent of Murray's students pass Advanced Placement (AP) testing, and the school has a 70 percent math proficiency (10th in Kentucky) and 70 percent reading proficiency.

The school's senior class, which numbers 102 students, has earned about $5 million in scholarship money, Principal Mylo Miller told The Oklahoman.

"Where we are in the rankings is never the focus", he said. "It's been a good year".

Southeast gives Oklahoma City Public Schools five of the state's Top 20 schools.

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"The data shows that when high schools utilize these courses student achievement follows". "It speaks to the hard work of every staff member, student, family member and community member who has helped make these schools successful".

California came in second to MA for the number of top-performing schools in the nation.

Ridgefield High School is #332 in National Rankings with a College Readiness Score 65.1/100.0.

Six of the top 10 spots went to Arizona public schools, with BASIS Scottsdale earning the top place among high schools nationwide for the second year in a row. Only 2 percent of schools in the country, including Ottawa Hills, received a gold star.

Cobalt Institute of Math and Science along with University Preparatory School, both in the Victor Valley Union High School District, were ranked highest in the region, according to U.S. News on Wednesday.

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