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OCHS and NOHS named in US News' list of America's top high schools

Both North Oconee High School and Oconee County High School have been named in the top 6% of high schools nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Oconee County was the only system in Northeast Georgia to have any schools rank in the top 6%.

 

“Congratulations to both North Oconee High School and Oconee County High School for their well-deserved recognition in consistently being named among the nation’s best high schools,” said Superintendent Jason L. Branch. “Oconee County is a wonderful community and this level of sustained excellence has been achieved because of our world-class teachers and leaders, hard-working students, and supportive parents.”

 

North Oconee High School was ranked in the top 3% nationwide. Oconee County High School was ranked in the top 6% nationwide. NOHS and OCHS were the two highest-ranked high schools in Northeast Georgia.

 

To create the rankings, U.S. News and World Report started with approximately 24,000 public high schools across the nation and then ranked them according to six indicators. The six rating indicators are: college readiness (30%), math and reading proficiency (20%), math and reading performance (20%), college curriculum breadth (10%), and underserved student performance (10%), and graduation rate (10%).

 

For more information, please visit https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools