Recognizing the nation’s best high schools, Rider High School has been named to the annual Newsweek magazine’s “America’s Best High Schools 2013” list. Rider ranked 1,602. Of the 1,512 high schools in the state, Rider was one of the 165 Texas schools who earned a spot on the national list.
According to Newsweek, “This year, our ranking highlights the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation—those that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. The list is based on six components: graduation rate (25 percent), college acceptance 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 percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course (5 percent).”
The full list can be seen at http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/features/2013/americas-best-high-schools.html