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America's Top High Schools 2014

We ranked more than 700 of the country's public high schools using six key indicators. Did yours make the cut?

Top High Schools 2014

We used six indicators culled from school surveys to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance rates weighed most heavily. Other criteria included: college-level courses and exams, percentage of students with free or reduced lunch, as well as SAT and ACT scores - another mark of how well a school prepares students for college. The full results are below. School entries with icons indicate the school ranked in the top 100 of that category.
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  • Rigor
  • Free/Reduced Lunch
  • 490
    Animo Jackie Robinson CHS
    Los Angeles, California
    Graduating 97.8%
    College-bound 87%
    Free/reduced Lunch 96.90%
    Testing
    SAT / ACT 1210 / 18
    Rigor
    Students enrolled in AP/IB courses 14%
    Exams Taken 0.23
    AP/IB Exam Pass Rate 46.7%
    School Type
    Charter, Lottery