The US News & World Report for Best PA High Schools — City High wins two honors.

City Charter High School is recognized in the National Rankings and earns a Bronze Medal.

Bronze Recognition in “The fourth edition of Best High Schools will include data on nearly 22,000 public schools. Of those high schools, the top 4,877 were ranked nationally, earning them gold, silver, or bronze medals.

Schools ranked at the national level met certain criteria based on state assessment scores and the percentages of students who take and pass AP or IB tests.” Since City High does not offer AP courses, the highest ranking the school can achieve is a bronze medal. City High has received the bronze medal of distinction for all four years the US News has published this ranking.
Read More: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/pennsylvania/districts/city-chs/city-chs-16727

 

Most Connected Classrooms in High Schools

City High—Ranked 8th in the Country Among All High Schools Surveyed.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. News Media Group today released the first-ever edition of the Most Connected Classrooms rankings for high schools. Drawing from the U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, the list of 185 ranked schools was chosen based on the modernity and sophistication of high schools’ online infrastructures, and the access students, faculty, and parents have to them at school and home.

“Computers, wireless Internet, interactive digital workspaces, technical support staff, and high online engagement are keys to building a connected classroom. We surveyed schools from our 2009 Best High Schools rankings to gauge their connectivity. Of the 301 that responded, the following are the Most Connected Classrooms.”

Read More: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/us-news-media-group-announces-inaugural-rankings-of-most-connected-classrooms-in-high-schools-132523333.html


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