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See which public high school ‘US News & World Report’ ranks No. 1 in the Cincinnati area



See which public high school ‘US News & World Report’ ranks No. 1 in the Cincinnati area

CINCINNATI (WKRC) – Three of the 10 best high schools in Ohio are found in the Tri-State area, according to a new report by U.S. News & World Report.

Cincinnati Public Schools’ Walnut Hills High School is ranked as the best high school in Ohio. Walnut Hills is also ranked as the 118th best school in the entire United States.

Madeira High School ranks third in the state in the report with Indian Hill High School at No. 8. Wyoming High School is outside of the top 10 at No. 12 and two others are in the top 20 — Sycamore High School at No. 17 and William Mason High School at No. 18.

To come up with the rankings, U.S. News and World Report used metrics that measure college readiness, math and reading proficiency, math and reading performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rate. The publication ranked nearly 17,660 out of more than 24,000 public high schools in all 50 states.

In Kentucky, Highlands High School was ranked third in the state (No. 263 overall) and Beechwood High School ranked fifth. There were no schools ranked in the top 20 in Southeast Indiana.

The Greater Cincinnati rankings combining all three states:

  1. Walnut Hills High School
  2. Madeira High School
  3. Highlands High School
  4. Indian Hill High School
  5. Wyoming High School
  6. Sycamore High School
  7. William Mason High School
  8. Turpin High School
  9. Mariemont High School
  10. Loveland High School
  11. Waynesville High School
  12. Beechwood High School
  13. Kings High School
  14. Anderson High School
  15. Milford Senior High School
  16. Springboro High School
  17. Ludlow High School
  18. Campbell County High School
  19. Ross High School
  20. Taylor High School
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