Wednesday, May 23, 2012
In another magazine ranking of the nation’s best high schools, Westport’s Staples High School was named by Newsweek as No. 3 in Connecticut and No. 234 nationally.
Staples was behind Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy, East Hartford, (130 nationally)—also named No. 1 in Conecticut in a recent U.S. News survey (See WestportNow May 8, 2012)—and Weston High School (163 nationally).
Newsweek said its survey highlights the best 1,000 public high schools in the nation—the ones that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads.
It said the list is based on six components provided by school administrators: graduation rate (25 percent), college matriculation rate (25 percent), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25 percent), average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10 percent), and AP courses offered per student (5 percent).
Enter your email address to get WestportNow.com delivered to your inbox:
Powered by FeedBlitz
(Click image to resume)
Click for ConnDOT View
A good lesson for all!by Michael Calise
Nice to see this. Glad they are doing…by Matthew Mandell
MIKES STORY brings back memories from 1953. Richard…by Richard Alley
It’s just a shame that Amalfi was forced…by Debbie Barrows
Reader nominations welcome:
Burb Man: Brian Rutter
CT News Junkie
Fairfield Co. Real Estate
Friends of Westport Parks/Rec
Geek the Library
Kosher Like Me
Much Ado About Stuffing
Nancy on Norwalk
Nina Pomeroy Photography
Our Town Crier
Prill Boyle's Defying Gravity
Sherwood Island Friends
Taking the Kids
Westport Weather Website
Suggest a Westport-area blog by sending email to: