Four Cape Cod high schools are included in Newsweek magazine’s 2013 list of the 2,000 best high schools in the United States.
The Cape schools are:
48 Massachusetts high schools were listed in the Newsweek top 2,000.
Newsweek ranks schools based upon the following weighted criteria:
Sturgis ranked 46th last year
In 2012 Newsweek’s list included only 1,000 schools. 21 Massachusetts high schools made the 2012 “Newsweek 1,000”. Sturgis was the only local school to be included in last year’s ranking, with a national rank of 46th.
Based upon Newsweek’s data tracking, Sturgis has shown slight signs of deterioration in the past year. In 2012 Newsweek showed Sturgis with a 95% graduation rate, AP/IB test score 1.2, 98% college bound and an average SAT score of 1680. This year Newsweek reported a 94% graduation rate, AP/IB test core .9, 92% college bound and an average SAT of 1706.
Sturgis was ranked #301 and Sandwich #484 in Newsweek’s 2011 list.
Read the full Newsweek/Daily Beast list here.