Wooster High School Named a 2020 "Best" High School by US News & World Report

(April 22, 2020) – The Wooster City School District is proud to announce that Wooster High School was named one of the best public high schools in America by US News & World Report.

“We are so proud of Wooster High School for receiving this national ranking,” said Dr. Michael Tefs, superintendent of Wooster City Schools. “This recognition is a true testament to the dedication of our teachers, administrators, students and families Prek-12. It is a prestigious recognition, for sure.  An honor the entire school system and community can celebrate.”

Wooster High School ranked at number 83 within Ohio. It scored well on the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wooster High School is 45%. For more information on Wooster High School’s score and rank, visit https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/ohio/districts/wooster-city/wooster-high-school-15841

“Congratulations to our outstanding students, faculty and staff”, said Tyler Keener, Principal. “We are humbled to once again to be recognized as one of the best high schools, both statewide and nationally. Thank you to our Wooster community for your continued support of excellent public education.”

Ranking for the US News & World Report list is based on federal and state data from the 2017-2018 school year. It also takes into consideration statistics from college-prep, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs. To finalize the list, schools are scored on six indicators of school quality, including college-readiness, college curriculum breadth, math and reading proficiency, math and reading performance, underserved student performance (based on how black, Hispanic and low-income students performed on state assessments compared with those who are not underserved in the state), and graduation rates. 

To get more information about the ranking, visit US News & World Report 2020 Best High Schools.