Nathan Hale High School on the US News Best High Schools List for 2021

Nathan Hale High School on the US News Best High Schools List for 2021
Posted on 05/13/2021
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Congratulations to the entire Nathan Hale High School community: students, staff, and families, as they have once again been recognized by US News & World Report on their Best High Schools list for 2021. Of the 540 high schools state-wide and 24,000 reviewed nationally, Nathan Hale ranked 204 in the state and 6,856 nationally. By earning a ranking in the top 40%, Nathan Hale achieved status as a US News Best High School 2021.

According to US News, public high schools are ranked on a number of criteria including: College Readiness, Math & Reading Proficiency, Math & Reading Performance, College Curriculum Breadth, and Graduation Rate. 

Overall, the highest ranked schools are those whose students excelled on state tests and performed beyond expectations; participated in and passed a variety of college-level exams (Advanced Placement); and graduated in high proportions. 

“This is another data point that demonstrates our Nathan Hale students are solidly competing against others in the state and nation academically,” said Principal Matthew Lesar. “This achievement represents the outstanding students, staff, and school community we have at Nathan Hale High School.”

US News & World Report on their Best High Schools list for 2021.