From Newsweek:

This year, our ranking 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. 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).
  1. Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science (Bowling Green, KY)
  2. School for the Talented and Gifted Magnet (Dallas, TX)
  3. BASIS Scottsdale (Scottsdale, AZ)
  4. School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Dallas, TX)
  5. BASIS Tucson (Tucson, AZ)
  6. Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School (Brimingham, AL)
  7. Signature School (Evansville, IN)
  8. Stanton College Preparatory (Jacksonville, FL)
  9. Suncoast Community (Riviera Beach, FL)
  10. Thomas Jefferson for Science and Technology (Alexandria, VA)
  11. City Honors School at Fosdick-Masten Park (Buffalo, NY)
  12. School for Advanced Studies (Miami, FL)
  13. Andrew Carnegie Vanguard (Houston, TX)
  14. Uplift Education North Hills Preparatory School (Irving, TX)
  15. Pine View School for the Gifted (Osprey, FL)
  16. Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies (Richmond, VA)
  17. Early College at Guildford (Greensboro, NC)
  18. Westlake Academy (Westlake, TX)
  19. Oxford Academy (Cypress, CA)
  20. Biotechnology (Freehold, NJ)
  21. Bergen County Academies (Hackensack, NJ)
  22. Academic Magnet (North Charleston, SC)
  23. The Paxon School for Advanced Studies (Jacksonville, FL)
  24. International School (Bellevue, WA)
  25. Corbett School (Corbett, OR)
  26. University (Tucson, AZ)
  27. International Community School (Kirkland, WA)
  28. Northside College Prep (Chicago, IL)
  29. North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (Durham, NC)
  30. The Preuss School UCSD (La Jolla, CA)
  31. Gretchen Whitney (Cerritos, CA)
  32. American Indian Public (Oakland, CA)
  33. Science Academy of South Texas (Mercedes, TX)
  34. Raleigh Charter (Raleigh, NC)
  35. Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (Oklahoma City, OK)
  36. Hume-Fogg Magnet (Nashville, TN)
  37. Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts (West Palm Beach, FL)
  38. Liberal Arts and Science Academy (Austin, TX)
  39. Classen School of Advanced Studies (Oklahoma City, OK)
  40. Bronxville (Bronxville, NY)
  41. Jericho (Jericho, NY)
  42. South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math (Greenville, SC)
  43. Peak to Peak Charter School (Lafayette, CO)
  44. Hunter College (New York, NY)
  45. George Mason (Falls Church, VA)
  46. Sturgis Charter Public School (Hyannis, MA)
  47. Highland Park (Dallas, TX)
  48. McNair Academic (Jersey City, NJ)
  49. International Academy (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
  50. Bronx High school of Science (Bronx, NY)
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