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15 Connecticut schools make Newsweek's 'America's Top High Schools 2015' list

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Americans top high schools have been set and 15 of them are in Connecticut.

Newsweek released its list of 2015’s top high schools this week.

It said it used a broad range of data to figure out which institutions did the best job of preparing students for college.

The highest ranking school was Weston High School. It boasted a graduation rate of 100 percent with more than 97 percent of its seniors college-bound.

Further down the list was South Windsor High School. It’s graduation rate was 98.5 percent and more than 89 percent of its students headed to college.

The top school in the country was Thomas Jefferson High in Virginia.

Here’s all the Connecticut Schools and their ranking:

  • 47. Weston High School
  • 63. Staples High School
  • 119. Ridgefield High School
  • 158. Connecticut IB Academy
  • 185. Lyme-Old Lyme High School
  • 213. Daniel Hand High School
  • 273. Simsbury High School
  • 308. Newtown High School
  • 312. Farmington High School
  • 337. Woodstock Academy
  • 353. Haddam-Killingworth High School
  • 374. Pomperaug Regional High School
  • 377. East Granby High School
  • 416. Hall High School
  • 479. South Windsor High School

To check out the whole list, including Newsweek’s methodology, click here.

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