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Local schools make list of the best in the nation
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Several local high schools make U.S. News and World Report's list of the best.
The magazine analyzed more than 19,400 schools across the country and awarded its gold medal designation to the top 500 schools. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare students for college, and other factors.
Walnut Hills came in at #77, the highest ranking of Tri-State schools. U.S News and World Reports also designated it the top school in the state of Ohio. It was cited for its 92 percent Advanced Placement rate and 100 percent proficience in reading and math.
Wyoming was ranked #110 in the country and number two in the state. Its students have high math and reading proficiency ratings.
The other local schools on the list are Indian Hill at #113 and Madeira at #140. In Kentucky, Highlands ranked #338 nationwide and third in the state. Beechwood came in at #461.