Three schools in Guilford County rank high on list of best high schools


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U.S. News & World has released its list of the best high schools in America for 2015 and several schools in North Carolina rank high.

Although none of them made the top 10, there were four that made the top 100, including two in Greensboro.

Raleigh Charter High School in Raleigh was named the best in North Carolina and came in at No. 37 nationally.

The Early College at Guilford in Greensboro was recognized as North Carolina’s second best high school, ranking No. 40 in the entire country.

Woods Charter School in Chapel Hill ranked No. 3 in the Tar Heel state and No. 94 overall. Weaver Academy in Greensboro was No. 4 in North Carolina and No. 100 nationally.

Penn-Griffin School for the Arts in High Point ranked No. 8 in the state and No. 240 nationally.

U.S. News looked at more than 29,000 public high schools nationwide to determine the results. The organization teamed with North Carolina-based RTI International, a research firm, to identify top performers.

What’s the best school in the country? That would be School for the Talented and Gifted in Dallas, followed by BASIS Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Click here to see the full list for the entire country. Click here to see the list for North Carolina. Read about how the data was determined here.

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