Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Four GCS High Schools Named 2013 America’s Best High Schools

Four GCS high schools were among Newsweek/The Daily Beast 2013 America’s Best High Schools. Recognized schools are Riverside High at #1284; Wade Hampton High at #1415; Eastside High at #1571; and Mauldin High at #1581.

GCS high schools that have previously been named Newsweek’s Best High Schools include Greenville, Hillcrest, J. L. Mann, Southside, and Woodmont.

The Newsweek/The Daily Beast rankings highlight the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation. The list is based on six components: graduation rate (25%), college acceptance rate (25%), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25%), average SAT/ACT scores (10%), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10%), and percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course (5%). 

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