U.S. News and World Report says that Petersburg High School in Southeast Alaska is ranked Number 1 within Alaska.
The advanced placement participation rate at Petersburg High School is 30%, the total minority enrollment is 32%, and 50% of students are economically disadvantaged. Petersburg High School is ranked #904 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation and how well they prepare students for college.
The rest of the top 10 schools in Alaska, according to the annual report, are:
2. Mat-Su Career & Tech Ed High School
3. Homer High School
4. South Anchorage High School
5. Cordova Jr/Sr High School
6. Polaris K-12 School
7. Eagle River High School
8. Juneau-Douglas High School
9. West Valley High School
10. Chugiak High School
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia is No. 1 in the publication’s national ranking of best high schools, as well as among magnet schools. BASIS Chandler in Arizona is at the top of the list for charter schools, and High Technology High School in New Jersey is the No. 1 STEM school.