Tuesday, December 12, 2017

 

The March 7, 2000 issue of Newsweek Magazine listed the top 500 high schools in the United States.  According to the article:

"Public schools are ranked according to a ratio devised by Jay Mathews:
the number of Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate tests taken by all students at a school in 1999 divided by the number of graduating seniors."

Here's a list of the top 400:

Rank / High School Ratio
1. Stanton College Prep*, Jacksonville, Fla. 4.324
2. George Mason*, Falls Church, Va. 3.743
3. Eastside*, Gainesville, Fla. 3.495
4. Jericho, N.Y. 3.455
5. Bronxville, N.Y. 3.147
6. Nova, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 3.128
7. Paxon, Jacksonville, Fla. 2.972
8. Wyoming, Ohio 2.908
9. Mainland Regional, Linwood, N.J. 2.893
10. Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham 2.888
11. Brighton, Rochester, N.Y. 2.740
12. Wheatley, Old Westbury, N.Y. 2.696
13. Manhasset, N.Y. 2.691
14. Palm Harbor*, Fla. 2.681
15. Millburn, N.J. 2.662
16. Highland Park, Tex. 2.651
17. Lyndon B. Johnson, Austin, Tex. 2.650
18. Greeley, Chappaqua, N.Y. 2.617
19. Weston, Mass. 2.587
20. Great Neck South, N.Y. 2.569
21. Great Neck North, N.Y. 2.543
22. University, Irvine, Calif. 2.503
23. South Side*, Rockville Centre, N.Y. 2.495
24. Richard Montgomery*, Rockville, Md. 2.494
25. Langley, McLean, Va. 2.490
26. Princeton, N.J. 2.473
27. McLean, Va. 2.443
28. St. Petersburg*, Fla. 2.439
29. North Hollywood, Calif. 2.420
30. Harding*, Charlotte, N.C. 2.410
31. La Jolla, Calif. 2.406
32. Valley Stream South, N.Y. 2.384
33. Colleyville Heritage, Colleyville, Tex. 2.359
34. Enloe, Raleigh, N.C. 2.346
35. Pittsford Sutherland, Pittsford, N.Y. 2.325
36. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. 2.317
37. Miami Palmetto, Fla. 2.315
38. Scarsdale, N.Y. 2.281
39. East Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C. 2.278
40. Indian Hill, Cincinnati 2.270
41. H-B Woodlawn, Arlington, Va. 2.250
42. Briarcliff, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. 2.239
43. West Potomac, Fairfax, Va. 2.231
44. Roslyn, Roslyn Heights, N.Y. 2.230
45. Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, Calif. 2.214
46. Duxbury, Mass. 2.175
47. Sunny Hills*, Fullerton, Calif. 2.164
48. Westwood*, Austin, Tex. 2.146
49. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 2.142
50. Washington, Denver 2.115
51. Edgemont, Scarsdale, N.Y. 2.109
52. Chantilly, Va. 2.106
53. Orange, Pepper Pike, Ohio 2.099
54. Madison, Vienna, Va. 2.095
55. Jordan, Durham, N.C. 2.093
56. Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. 2.091
57. Stevenson, Lincolnshire, Ill. 2.065
58. Providence, Charlotte, N.C. 2.060
59. Saratoga, Calif. 2.056
60. Gunn, Palo Alto, Calif. 2.047
61. Oakton, Vienna, Va. 2.035
62. Andover, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. 2.027
63. Edina, Minn. 2.024
64. Ardsley, N.Y. 2.018
65. Westlake, Austin, Tex. 2.018
66. Hewlett, N.Y. 2.008
67. School for Advanced Studies, Miami 2.008
68. Schreiber, Port Washington, N.Y. 2.000
69. Kennedy, Bellmore, N.Y. 1.995
70. San Marino, Calif. 1.986
71. King*, Tampa, Fla. 1.985
72. Adamson, Dallas 1.977
73. West Springfield, Springfield, Va. 1.969
74. Fort Myers*, Fla. 1.960
75. Asheville, N.C. 1.955
76. Rye, N.Y. 1.947
77. Solon, Ohio 1.933
78. Mira Costa, Manhattan Beach, Calif. 1.930
79. Croton-Harmon, Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. 1.919
80. Science Academy of South Texas, Mercedes, Tex. 1.908
81. Menchville, Newport News, Va. 1.899
82. Edison, Fresno, Calif. 1.894
83. Ithaca, N.Y. 1.891
84. East, Denver 1.888
85. Woodson, Fairfax, Va. 1.876
86. Blindbrook, Port Chester, N.Y. 1.875
87. Menlo-Atherton, Calif. 1.852
88. Pittsford Mendon, Pittsford, N.Y. 1.851
89. Fountain Valley, Calif. 1.839
90. Farmington, Conn. 1.837
91. Blacksburg, Va. 1.835
92. Yorktown, Arlington, Va. 1.826
93. Irondequoit, Rochester, N.Y. 1.808
94. Lake Braddock, Fairfax, Va. 1.805
95. Foshay Learning Center, Los Angeles 1.804
96. Stonewall Jackson*, Manassas, Va. (tie) 1.800
96. Lynbrook, San Jose, Calif. (tie) 1.800
98. Beverly Hills, Calif. 1.797
99. Mountain Brook, Ala. 1.795
100. Chapel Hill, N.C. 1.793
101. Grosse Pointe South, Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. 1.790
102. Mills, Little Rock, Ark. 1.775
103. Arcadia, Calif. 1.771
104. Glen Ridge, N.J. 1.754
105. Southside*, Greenville, S.C. 1.753
106. Conestoga, Berwyn, Pa. 1.752
107. Monta Vista, Cupertino, Calif. 1.752
108. Centreville, Clifton, Va. 1.750
109. La Grange, Ga. 1.744
110. Unionville, Kennett Square, Penn. 1.740
111. South Lakes, Reston, Va. 1.738
112. Tappan Zee, Orangeburg, N.Y. 1.734
113. Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, Calif. 1.725
114. Spruce Creek*, Port Orange, Fla. 1.724
115. Whitman, Bethesda, Md. 1.721
116. Dripping Springs, Tex. 1.720
117. Malibu, Calif. 1.712
118. New Trier, Winnetka, Ill. 1.711
119. Marshall*, Fairfax, Va. 1.709
120. Clarence Central, N.Y. 1.709
121. La Canada, Calif. 1.703
122. Fairfax, Va. 1.700
123. Hillsborough*, Tampa, Fla. 1.691
124. Syosset, N.Y. 1.690
125. Myers Park*, Charlotte, N.C. 1.686
126. Lake Forest, Ill. 1.682
127. Chamblee, Ga. (tie) 1.682
127. Pensacola*, Fla. (tie) 1.682
129. Lewiston-Porter, Youngstown, N.Y. 1.680
130. Miramonte, Orinda, Calif. 1.675
131. Mamaroneck, N.Y. 1.669
132. Hinsdale Central, Ill. 1.667
133. Rye Neck, Mamaroneck, N.Y. 1.667
134. Glenbrook South, Glenview, Ill. 1.662
135. Harborfields, Greenlawn, N.Y. 1.655
136. Hall, West Hartford, Conn. 1.645
137. Wootton, Rockville, Md. 1.643
138. Wayland, Mass. 1.643
139. Lincoln Park Academy*, Fort Pierce, Fla. 1.641
140. Coronado, Calif. 1.640
141. Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Calif. 1.637
142. East Hampton, N.Y. 1.624
143. Wilson Magnet, Rochester, N.Y. 1.624
144. Coral Gables*, Fla. 1.622
145. Robinson*, Fairfax, Va. 1.621
146. Lincoln, Tallahassee, Fla. 1.618
147. New Hartford, N.Y. 1.613
148. Lower Moreland, Penn. 1.609
149. Campolindo, Moraga, Calif. 1.605
150. Washington-Lee*, Arlington, Va. 1.603
151. Grapevine, Tex. 1.602
152. Herricks, New Hyde Park, N.Y. (tie) 1.600
152. Oak Park, Agoura, Calif. (tie) 1.600
154. Lakeside, Atlanta 1.594
155. Cerritos, Calif. 1.590
156. Buchholz, Gainesville, Fla. 1.588
157. Rumson-Fair Haven, Rumson, N.J. 1.586
158. Hayfield, Fairfax, Va. 1.583
159. Half Hollow Hills, N.Y. 1.571
160. Oyster Bay, N.Y. 1.570
161. Williamsville East, East Amherst, N.Y. 1.567
162. Falls Church, Fairfax, Va. 1.566
163. Washington, San Francisco, Calif. 1.563
164. Ridge, Basking Ridge, N.J. 1.562
165. Torrey Pines, San Diego 1.562
166. Midwood, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1.560
167. Dreyfoos School of Arts, West Palm Beach, Fla. 1.553
168. Churchill, Potomac, Md. 1.552
169. Memorial, Houston 1.551
170. Winter Park*, Fla. 1.549
171. Southwest*, Minneapolis 1.549
172. Clarke County*, Berryville, Va. 1.547
173. Garden City, N.Y. 1.540
174. Mount Vernon*, Fairfax, Va. 1.540
175. Banneker, D.C. 1.534
176. Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK, Plainview, N.Y. 1.533
177. Mepham, Bellmore, N.Y. 1.532
178. North Hunterdon, N.J. 1.532
179. Fox Lane, Bedford, N.Y. 1.524
180. King*, Milwaukee, Wis. 1.517
181. Westwood, Mass. 1.515
182. Glass, Lynchburg, Va. 1.515
183. Northport, N.Y. 1.515
184. South Mecklenburg, Charlotte, N.C. 1.509
185. Spartanburg, S.C. 1.501
186. Park City, Utah 1.496
187. Burlingame, Calif. 1.494
188. Miller Place, N.Y. 1.490
189. Walter Johnson, Bethesda, Md. 1.489
190. Piedmont, Calif. 1.480
191. Governor Livingston, Berkeley Heights, N.J. 1.475
192. Austin, Tex. 1.475
193. Brentwood, Tenn. 1.473
194. Dulaney, Timonium, Md. 1.470
195. Commack, N.Y. 1.468
196. Highland Park, Ill. 1.464
197. Mission San Jose, Fremont, Calif. 1.462
198. Palisades Charter, Pacific Palisades, Calif. 1.460
199. Williamsville North, N.Y. 1.460
200. Palo Alto, Calif. 1.459
201. North Shore, Glen Head, N.Y. 1.455
202. Williamsville South, Buffalo, N.Y. 1.452
203. Herndon, Va. 1.451
204. Pelham, N.Y. 1.448
205. Half Hollow Hills West, Dix Hills, N.Y. 1.445
206. Garfield, Seattle 1.445
207. Lynbrook, N.Y. 1.444
208. Webster, N.Y. 1.442
209. Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet, Los Angeles 1.440
210. Bethlehem Central, Delmar, N.Y. 1.439
211. Hirschi, Wichita Falls, Tex. 1.438
212. Cleveland, Reseda, Calif. 1.437
213. Bellaire, Tex. 1.435
214. Acalanes, Lafayette, Calif. 1.434
215. Patrick Henry*, Minneapolis 1.430
216. Cherry Creek, Englewood, Colo. 1.425
217. Los Gatos, Calif. 1.424
218. Sweet Home, Amherst, N.Y. 1.424
219. Marshall Fundamental, Pasadena, Calif. 1.422
220. Plano, Tex. 1.418
221. Cardozo, Queens, N.Y. 1.417
222. Newton South, Mass. 1.416
223. Grosse Pointe North, Grosse Point Woods, Mich. 1.412
224. Auburn, Ala. 1.409
225. Lawrence, Cedarhurst, N.Y. 1.406
226. Murrah, Jackson, Miss. 1.404
227. Valley Stream Central, N.Y. 1.405
228. Wellesley, Mass. 1.403
229. Calhoun, Merrick, N.Y. 1.403
230. Dutch Fork, Irmo, S.C. 1.391
231. Clarkstown South, West Nyack, N.Y. 1.391
232. Byram Hills, Armonk, N.Y. 1.389
233. Shaker Heights, Ohio 1.389
234. West Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C. 1.387
235. Marina, Huntington Beach, Calif. 1.386
236. Lincoln, San Jose, Calif. 1.382
237. Gainesville, Fla. 1.381
238. Central*, St. Paul, Minn. 1.375
239. Lahser, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. 1.373
240. Clovis West, Clovis, Calif. 1.366
241. Niles North, Ill. 1.364
242. Capistrano Valley, Mission Viejo, Calif. 1.361
243. Vance, Charlotte, N.C. 1.360
244. McCallum, Austin, Tex. 1.357
245. La Costa Canyon, Carlsbad, Calif. 1.357
246. White Station, Memphis, Tenn. 1.356
247. Bethesda-Chevy Chase*, Bethesda, Md. 1.348
248. Pearl River, N.Y. 1.345
249. Ann Arbor-Pioneer, Ann Arbor, Mich. 1.345
250. Belmont, Mass. 1.344
251. Westlake, Westlake Village, Calif. 1.340
252. Environmental Studies, New York City 1.338
253. Patrick Henry, San Diego 1.336
254. Niskayuna, Schenectady, N.Y. 1.332
255. Lexington, Mass. 1.330
256. Whitefish Bay, Wis. 1.329
257. Madison Memorial, Madison, Wis. 1.329
258. Lee, Fairfax, Va. 1.326
259. Floral Park, N.Y. 1.325
260. Mira Loma*, Sacramento, Calif. 1.324
261. J.E.B. Stuart*, Fairfax, Va. 1.322
262. Woodbridge, Va. 1.321
263. Hillcrest, Dallas 1.318
264. Milton, Mass. 1.318
265. Fitch, Groton, Conn. 1.314
266. Tenafly, N.J. 1.314
267. Smoky Hill*, Aurora, Colo. 1.311
268. Esperanza, Anaheim, Calif. 1.309
269. Conard, West Hartford, Conn. 1.307
270. Independence*, Charlotte, N.C. 1.307
271. Franklin, Los Angeles 1.304
272. Staples, Westport, Conn. 1.301
273. Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, N.Y. 1.300
274. Annandale, Fairfax, Va. 1.296
275. South, Torrance, Calif. 1.292
276. Van Nuys, Calif. 1.291
277. Lake Brantley, Fla. 1.289
278. Walton, Marietta, Ga. 1.285
279. Freehold, N.J. 1.281
280. East Islip, Islip Terrace, N.Y. 1.281
281. Bellevue, Wash. 1.279
282. Glenbrook North, Northbrook, Ill. 1.278
283. Montgomery Blair, Silver Spring, Md. 1.277
284. Centennial, Elliott City, Md. 1.274
285. San Mateo, Calif. 1.273
286. Fayetteville-Manlius, Manlius, N.Y. 1.273
287. Fox Chapel, Pittsburgh, Penn. 1.272
288. Valley Stream North, Franklin Square, N.Y. 1.272
289. Watauga, Boone, N.C. 1.270
290. Troy, Mich. 1.261
291. Rio Americano, Sacramento, Calif. 1.260
292. East Brunswick, N.J. 1.258
293. Summit, N.J. 1.258
294. Barrington, Ill. 1.257
295. Foothill, Pleasanton, Calif. 1.256
296. Maine South, Park Ridge, Ill. 1.256
297. Clayton, St. Louis 1.255
298. Scripps Ranch, San Diego 1.251
299. Claremont, Calif. 1.251
300. Livingston, N.J. 1.251
301. John Jay, Cross River, N.Y. 1.250
302. Maury, Norfolk, Va. 1.247
303. Penfield, N.Y. 1.247
304. Atlantic Community*, Delray Beach, Fla. 1.244
305. Amherst Central, N.Y. 1.242
306. Leon, Tallahassee, Fla. 1.241
307. McQueen, Reno, Nev. 1.240
308. Diamond Bar, Calif. 1.237
309. Bemidji, Minn. 1.236
310. Warwick, Newport News, Va. 1.235
311. Brea Olinda, Brea, Calif. 1.234
312. Ossining, N.Y. 1.233
313. Taft, Woodland Hills, Calif. 1.231
314. Newport, Bellevue, Wash. 1.231
315. Desoto, Tex. 1.231
316. Grand Island, N.Y. 1.230
317. Culver City, Calif. 1.230
318. Plano East*, Plano, Tex. 1.226
319. Bozeman, Mont. 1.223
320. Acton-Boxborough, Acton, Mass. 1.219
321. Laguna Beach, Calif. 1.219
322. Bernards, Bernardsville, N.J. 1.210
323. Ladue Horton Watkins, St. Louis 1.208
324. Milton, Alpharetta, Ga. 1.206
325. New Berlin, Wis. 1.205
326. El Camino Real, Woodland Hills, Calif. 1.204
327. Irvine, Calif. 1.200
328. Johnston, Austin, Tex. 1.198
329. Irmo, S.C. 1.197
330. North Salem, N.Y. 1.196
331. Lathrop, Fairbanks, Ak. 1.195
332. Ocean Lakes, Virginia Beach, Va. 1.195
333. Mountain View, Calif. 1.193
334. Bountiful, Doug Lake, Utah 1.192
335. Montville, N.J. 1.188
336. Encinal, Alameda, Calif. 1.187
337. Rowlett, Garland, Tex. 1.186
338. Timberline, Boise, Ida. 1.185
339. Melville, East Setaukit, N.Y. 1.185
340. Oviedo, Fla. 1.181
341. Chattahooche, Alpharetta, Ga. 1.178
342. Homestead, Mequon, Wis. 1.177
343. Amador Valley, Pleasanton, Calif. 1.177
344. Oceanside, N.Y. 1.176
345. Brainerd, Minn. 1.174
346. Anderson School of Arts, Jacksonville, Fla.(tie) 1.171
346. Groves, Beverly Hills, Mich. (tie) 1.171
348. Watchung Hills, Warren, N.J. 1.168
349. Hopewell Valley Central, Pennington, N.J. 1.167
350. San Jose High Academy, San Jose, Calif. 1.156
351. Douglas, Parkland, Fla. 1.154
352. Deerfield, Highland Park, Ill. 1.152
353. Arroyo Grande, Calif. 1.152
354. Eleanor Roosevelt, Greenbelt, Md. 1.151
355. Los Alamos, N.M. 1.149
356. Grimsley*, Greensboro, N.C. 1.149
357. Santa Monica, Calif. 1.149
358. Okemos, Mich. 1.146
359. Bullard, Fresno, Calif. 1.146
360. Connetquot, N.Y. 1.144
361. Reno, Nev. 1.144
362. Paso Robles, Calif. 1.142
363. Baldwin, N.Y. 1.142
364. Taylor, Katy, Tex. 1.141
365. Southwest Guilford, High Point, N.C. 1.139
366. Longmeadow, Mass. 1.138
367. Davis, Calif. 1.138
368. Northern Highlands Regional, Allendale, N.J. 1.137
369. Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Springs, Colo. 1.136
370. Los Alamitos, Calif. 1.136
371. Marquette, Chesterfield, Mo. 1.136
372. Libertyville, Ill. 1.134
373. Beaufort, S.C. 1.132
374. Marshall, Los Angeles 1.131
375. Kings Park, N.Y. 1.131
376. Pomperaug, Southbury, Conn. 1.129
377. Brighton, Salt Lake City 1.127
378. Newton North, Mass. 1.127
379. Niceville, Fla. 1.126
380. Alta, Sandy, Utah 1.125
381. Wichita East*, Kan. 1.123
382. Woods Cross, Utah 1.122
383. Viewmont, Bountiful 1.121
384. Eastview, Apple Valley, Minn. 1.120
385. Mount Tabor, Winston-Salem, N.C. 1.119
386. Hillsdale, San Mateo, Calif. 1.117
387. Clements, Sugar Land, Tex. 1.113
388. Palmer*, Colorado Springs, Colo. 1.112
389. El Modena, Orange, Calif. 1.109
390. Irondale, New Brighton, Minn. 1.106
391. Plant, Tampa, Fla. 1.106
392. Vorhees, Glen Gardens, N.J. 1.106
393. Riverside, Greer, S.C. 1.105
394. El Camino, Oceanside, Calif. 1.104
395. Heritage, Littleton, Colo. 1.104
396. Edinburg North, Edinburg, Tex. 1.104
397. Evanston, Ill. 1.099
398. Anderson, Austin, Tex. 1.097
399. White, Dallas 1.097
400. North Mecklenburg, Huntersville, N.C. 1.095


About Eastview HS

Eastview High School, located in Apple Valley, MN, includes a 330,000 square foot facility and 200 acres of recreational facilities. It is home to over 2,000 students in grades 9-12.

District 196

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6200 140th Street West
Apple Valley, MN 55124
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