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BCPS High Schools Among the Nationís Best -†Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
 
Published Thursday, May 9, 2019

All 33 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) traditional high schools have made the list of the nation’s best high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best High Schools national rankings. This year’s rankings evaluate more than 23,000 public high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

Congratulations to Pompano Beach High School, McFatter Technical High School, Cypress Bay High School, Nova High School and Atlantic Technical High School for earning top 50 placement among Florida high schools and ranking in the top 1,000 schools in the nation.  

According to U.S. News, the 2019 Best High Schools rankings results aren't comparable to Best High Schools rankings published in the past for many reasons. This year’s completely revamped rankings methodology produced a numerical ranking for 17,245 high schools based on an overall score from six weighted ranking factors. Schools were analyzed and ranked based on college readiness, college curriculum breath, reading and math proficiency, reading and math performance, underserved student performance and graduation rate. In the past, a school's numerical ranking was based only on a single factor: a school's College Readiness Index. 

The following BCPS traditional high schools ranked among the top 5,000 schools in the nation. 

U.S. News & World Report

Best High Schools

National Ranking

State Ranking

Pompano Beach High School 

202

20

William T. McFatter Technical High School 

330

30

Cypress Bay High School 

498

33

Nova High School 

898

47

Atlantic Technical High School   

984

50

Fort Lauderdale High School  

1,073

61

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 

1,186

66

Cooper City High School  

1,380

74

Western High School  

1,575

85

West Broward High School   

1,821

99

Broward Virtual School   

2,027

108

Everglades High School                                            

3,141

159

Charles W. Flanagan High School  

3,180

162

South Plantation High School

3,424

171

Monarch High School

4,041

196

J. P. Taravella High School 

4,140

198

Coral Glades High School  

4,359

206

Coral Springs High School 

4,899

224

For the complete list of high school rankings, visit, https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools.

ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS - “Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.”: Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth-largest school district in the nation and the second-largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has more than 271,500 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 234 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 88 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. Connect with BCPS: visit the website at browardschools.com, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.


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