Seeing that there are tens of thousands of high schools in America cracking the top 2000 is truly an accomplishment. Some of our local schools right here at home should be proud as they have found spots on the list. Teachers, Superintendents and taxpayers should all be happy. This list is from Newsweek, a very credible source and they ranked the top 2000 high schools in America on the following criteria:

  • Graduation rate
  • College acceptance rate
  • AP/IB/AICE Tests taken per student
  • Average SAT/ACT Scores
  • Average AP/IB/AICE Test scores
  • Percentage of students enrolled in at leas one AP/IB/AICE course

Some local schools making the cut in 'GNA Country included Bethlehem High School, Guilderland High School, Shenendehowa, and Saratoga Springs High School. See where they showed up on the list here.