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Eastside High Schools Perform Well in U.S. News & World Report Ranking

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A previous year’s Tesla STEM High School graduation. 




Eastside high schools performed well in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 ranking of the state’s best high schools, which is part of its larger review of more than 24,000 public high schools nationwide that included traditional high schools, charter, magnet, and STEM-focused schools. Rankings were released last week.

Ranking No. 1 in the state was Tesla STEM High School in Redmond, which also ranked No. 3 nationally among all high schools and No. 1 among all magnet schools.

Rounding out Washington’s top 10, in order, were International School, Bellevue; Interlake Senior High School, Bellevue; Newport Senior High School, Bellevue; Raisbeck Aviation High School, Tukwila; Bainbridge High School, Bainbridge Island; Mercer Island High School, Mercer Island; Issaquah High School, Issaquah; Bellevue High School, Bellevue; and Vashon Island High School, Vashon.

The rankings were based on six factors: college readiness, state-assessment proficiency, state-assessment performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rate, according to U.S. News & World Report.

A link to the state rankings can be found here.

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