Ranks 139th in NYS; Top 5% Nationwide

U.S. News and World Report has released its annual ranking of the country’s high schools, which is based on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exam passing scores, among other criteria. Glen Cove High School did quite well, ranking 139th out of 1,165 schools reviewed in New York State. Nationally, Glen Cove High School ranked 1,105th out of approximately 21,800 schools reviewed, placing within the top 5% of the country. Glen Cove High School has been awarded a silver medal for this accomplishment.

“We are extremely proud of our students, who continue to challenge themselves by enrolling in rigorous Advanced Placement courses,” said Glen Cove High School Principal Dr. Joseph Hinton. “On behalf of the high school administration, I would like to thank all of our teachers who inspire and motivate our students every day, as well as our Board of Education, Superintendent, parents and supportive community who make it possible for us to provide such wonderful programs.”

Rankings are based on the latest data available to the College Board, from the 2009-10 school year.

For more information on the U.S. News and World Report ranking of the best high schools in the country, please click on this link:
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools

For more information about Glen Cove’s ranking, please click on this link:
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/new-york/districts/glen-cove-city-school-district/glen-cove-high-school-13702