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Payton College Prep tops 2018 list of Illinois' best high schools: US News

Amistad was the only CT school to make the top 100 list of nationally-ranked schools, coming in at number 55 on the list. "These schools represent just a sampling of the many high quality schools that are raising the bar for success and leading education experts across the nation to take notice of Chicago's progress".

U.S. News & World Report uses a four-step process to determine Best High Schools.

Three Northwest Arkansas high schools fell in the state rankings this year but remained in the state's top 10: Arkansas Arts Academy dropped from second to eighth, Rogers High School went from fourth to sixth and Fayetteville High School went from eighth to ninth.

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Robyn Ellis, director of Maeser, said the school is not focused on test scores. Bentonville High School stayed at No. 5.

"They (school staff) also create a sense that you have to build those around you". The publication teamed with RTI International, a nonprofit social science research firm based in North Carolina, to produce the rankings.

No. 1,755 - Vail Academy and High School, Vail Unified School District. It is significant, yet not surprising, that CPS represents most of the best schools in IL and is among the ranks of the greatest schools in the country. The school offers a variety of honors and Advanced Placement courses, including computer science, physics and foreign language. They get extra help with tough topics during an advisory period, he said, and the school places a premium on parent involvement.

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"This recognition is validation of the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our stakeholders on a daily basis", said Coy Samons, superintendent of the Murray Independent School District. About 11 percent of the schools ranked earned silver medals.

To calculate the rankings, schools are scored on their performance on math and reading assessments, relative to the averages in their respective states, and the proportion of their student body who are racial minorities or economically disadvantaged.

The new rankings show some schools slipping within Utah, relative to the rest of the nation.

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