(May 14, 2018) – Wooster High School has once again earned a ‘silver’ medal ranking from the U.S. News list of “Best High Schools” in the United States. Each year, U.S. Newsranks high schools nationwide based on various factors including math scores, reading scores and college preparation.
U.S. News has released an annual ranking of the nation’s best high schools since 2007. Of the 22,000 public high schools that were evaluated nationwide, only one-fourth were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals in this year’s rankings.
Wooster High School was ranked 89thout of 900 schools in the state and 2,076thout of 29,000 schools in the nation.
“Congratulations to the students, faculty and staff members for this outstanding recognition,” said Superintendent Dr. Michael Tefs. “The recognition is a direct reflection of the school systems expertly delivered rigorous curriculum.”
U.S. News’ evaluation, conducted in conjunction with RTI International, includes school-specific data on enrollment, college readiness, student ethnicity, location, school type and results of state assessments and Advanced Placement tests.
“I am extremelyproud of the entire high school staff for their continued dedication and commitment to providing our students with the best educational opportunities possible,” said Tyler Keener, Wooster High School Principal. “It is an honor to lead such an outstanding group of teachers and staff members. I look forward to continuing this success in the next school year.”