A total of 10 San Diego Unified School District high schools and one charter school, including two in La Jolla, were recognized on of America’s best high schools. US News & World Report magazine ranked and as some of the best in the West.
Preuss School UCSD ranked eighth in California and 44th in the nation. La Jolla High ranked 34th in the state and 167 nationally.
This is the fourth year the magazine has ranked high schools, according to the SDUSD. Rankings were based on several factors, including performance on state tests and their students' college readiness, it said.
"Congratulations to our students, teachers and staff members at these and all of our schools," said Superintendent Bill Kowba in an announcement on Friday. "We thank US News for this recognition. Having a diploma from an award-winning school can only help our students as they work to get to college."
Other San Diego Unified School District high schools to make the list were University City High, Patrick Henry, Scripps Ranch, Mira Mesa, the School of International Studies at San Diego High, Pt. Loma High, Serra High, San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, and the School of Science, Connections and Technology at Kearny High.La Jolla High School and The Preuss School UCSD Data La Jolla High School National Rank 167 State Rank 34 Total Enrollment 1,591 Total Minority Enrollment 42% Total Economically Disadvantage Enrollment 26% Full-Time Teachers 66 College Readiness 62.4 The Preuss School UCSD National Rank 44 State Rank 8 Charter Rank 8 Total Enrollment 816 Total Minority Enrollment 96% Total Economically Disadvantage Enrollment 100% Full-Time Teachers 40 College Readiness 88.8
All data was collected US News & World Report.