Ten Minnesota high schools make Newsweek’s top 500 list

Ten Minnesota high schools made the grade in this year’s Newsweek Top 500 High Schools ranking.

The magazine says it rates schools on how well they prepare students for college. There’s also a measure on how well they help low-income students score on state assessments.

Read more about how they evaluated the schools here.

The Minnesota schools on the list are:

  • No. 71: Edina Senior High, 85.5 college readiness score; 99.8 percent graduation rate; 93.3 percent college bound
  • No. 101: Orono Senior High, 84.6; 100 percent; 95 percent
  • No. 150: Wayzata High, 82.5; 99.4 percent; 84.5 percent
  • No. 197: Eagan Senior High, 81.4; 99.2 percent; 92.6 percent
  • No. 292: Minnetonka Senior High, 79.4; 97.2 percent; 91.8 percent
  • No. 326: Stillwater Area High School, 78.6; 94.1 percent; 95.9 percent
  • No. 400: Mound-Westonka High School, 77.5; 95.9 percent; 92.7 percent
  • No. 403: St. Anthony Village Senior High, 77.4; 100 percent; 92.9 percent
  • No. 417: Lakeville North High, 77.2; 99.1 percent; 96.3 percent 
  • No. 463: Prior Lake High, 76.6; 98.1 percent; 89.9 percent

Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Jim Bartholomew on 08/21/2015 - 11:10 am.

    Adjusted for poverty

    The list of schools, when adjusted for poverty is: http://www.newsweek.com/high-schools/beating-odds-2015.

    Still 10 MN high schools included, but 3 are charter high schools.

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