Four City High Schools Make Best List In U.S. News
By Vanessa de la Torre
October 01, 2011
Four city magnet high schools have been named to U.S. News & World Report's list of top high schools in the country.
Pathways to Technology, Capital Preparatory, the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy, and the University High School of Science and Engineering were named "bronze" medal winners, joining 12 schools in the state on the magazine's 2011 list.
It was the fourth year for Sport and Medical Sciences, the third for Capital Prep, and the second for Pathways and University High School, district officials said.
Along with overall achievement, U.S. News considers the performance of "disadvantaged" students in its methodology.
The other Connecticut schools, all silver medalists, were Canton High School, Simsbury High School, Guilford High School, Lyme-Old Lyme High School, Northwestern Regional High School in Winsted and seven schools in Fairfield County.
Reprinted with permission of the Hartford Courant.
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