The 2018 Best High Schools were announced this month, utilizing criteria based on the number of gold and silver medals received in schools across the country. Medals are awarded for student achievement on statewide tests, graduation rates, college preparation and passing scores on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests.
Who came in first? That was Massachusetts at 25.7 percent, followed by California (25.4 percent), Maryland (24.1 percent), and Florida at 23.4 percent.
Where does your alma mater rank among the best of the best? Check out your local high school, and your rivals, for bragging rights.