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Five Broward high schools named best schools 2010

Five Broward County public high schools – Atlantic Technical Center, Fort Lauderdale High School, Nova High School, Pompano Beach High School and William T. McFatter Technical High School – were named among the Best High Schools 2010 in a recent analysis conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News & World Report – in collaboration with School Evaluation Services, a K-12 education and data research and analysis business that provides parents with education data on – analyzed academic and enrollment data from over 21,000 public high schools in 48 states to identify the best across the country. The schools were placed into gold, silver, bronze or honorable mention categories.

All five Broward schools received silver medals –representing the top 3% of high schools in the country.

U.S. News & World Report’s key principles in determining the rankings were that a great high school must serve all its students well, not just those who are bound for college, and must produce measurable academic outcomes to show that the school is successfully educating its students across a range of performance standards.

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Dec 16 2009. Filed under Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Local news, Schools. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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