Sturgis Charter #1 in the state on 2013 U.S. News & World Report Ranking of U.S. High Schools

Sturgis Charter Public School’s motto is “IB for all.”
Three charter schools ranked in the top 5 high schools in MA, including Sturgis Charter at #1

Sturgis Charter Public School ranked #31 in nation

Ranked out of 21,000 high schools

Sturgis Charter Public School in Hyannis, MA has been awarded a Gold Medal by U. S. News & World Report for 2013 for its ranking of the Best High Schools in the U.S.

The U. S. News& World report reads: Sturgis Charter Public School’s motto is “IB for all.” Students begin International Baccalaureate preparation as freshmen and transition to the full IB curriculum their junior year. The school does not offer any non-IB course alternatives. Sturgis Charter Public School engages in a school-to-school partnership with the American School of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, which includes cultural visits by each school and community service outreach in Honduras. Parents can participate in volunteer opportunities and the Sturgis Parent Association.

Below are the specifics:

  • Three charter schools ranked in the top 5 high schools in MA, including Sturgis Charter at #1,
  • Advanced Math and Science Academy in Marlborough at #3, and
  • Salem Academy in Salem at #5.

Rounding out the top 5 high schools in MA were

  • Boston Latin at #2 and
  • Dover-Sherborn at #4.

The U.S. News ranking is based upon several factors, including MCAS scores, the MCAS scores of least advantaged students, and student participation and success in AP or IB courses, denoted as a College Readiness Index.

Further information regarding the 2013 U.S. News & World Report ranking of the Best U.S. High Schools can be gained here

Sturgis report here.

Read the college preparedness report here.

Read all our stories about Sturgis here.


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