The results are in, and Newsweek Magazine has tallied its annual list of 2,000 BEST public high schools in the nation, and South Charlotte NC high schools rank prominently on this list! The Newsweek list of America’s Best High Schools ranks public high schools across the nation that have proven to be the most effective in preparing their graduates for college.
Methodology for Newsweek Ranking of Public High Schools
The top-rated comprehensive public high school in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools system is Providence High School, ranked #446 out of the 2,000 public high schools that made the cut. All public high schools in the nation were eligible for consideration. Over 5,000 public high schools were invited to participate in the rankings, and 2,500 responded. The Newsweek list of America’s Best High Schools looked at six components that are proven predictors of student preparedness and college success:
- Graduation rate – 25% of score
- College acceptance rate – 25% of score
- AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student – 25%
- Average SAT/ACT scores – 10%
- Average AP/IB/AICE scores – 10%
- Percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course – 5%
South Charlotte NC High Schools are Well-Represented in Newsweek Rankings
South Charlotte NC high schools fared well in the Newsweek rankings, which is consistent with recent SAT scores and end-of-grade test score results. A total of 73 NC public high schools appeared in the rankings, a great showing for North Carolina!
Here are the rankings for the top South Charlotte NC high schools and Union County public high schools (a few miles to the south of South Charlotte!)
- Providence High School – ranked #446/2,000
- Weddington High School (Union County) – ranked #470/2,000
- Ardrey Kell High School – ranked #473/2,000
- Myers Park High School – ranked #652/2,000
- Butler High School – ranked #798/2,000
- South Mecklenburg High School – ranked #1,006/2,000
Buy a Home for Sale in a Top-Ranked School Zone!
Today’s savvy home buyers understand that top-ranked South Charlotte NC High schools are a huge factor in a home buying decision. Great public schools help keep home values high, as families choose to live in areas where their kids can get a great education. If you are thinking about buying a home for sale in South Charlotte, please contact me and I will be happy to talk about your goals and dreams for your next home. Likewise, if you are a South Charlotte home seller, I would love to have the opportunity to discuss my marketing plan that includes a heavy focus on schools, neighborhoods and lifestyle – all things that are important to home buyers today.
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