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US News & World Report recognizes Lynnville-Sully High School as a Bronze Medal School

posted May 13, 2015, 8:28 PM by webmaster@lshawks.org   [ updated May 13, 2015, 8:56 PM ]
US News & World Report recognizes Lynnville-Sully High School as a Bronze Medal School


From US News & World Report web site:
The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. In the national rankings,​ 500 high schools received gold medals, 2,027 schools earned silver and 3,990 took home bronze.

Iowa, which has one of the highest high school graduation rates in the nation, requires students to take the Iowa Assessments. Built into Iowa's state curriculum are lessons to provide students with what the state calls 21st century skills, which include civic, financial, health and technology literacy, as well as employment skills, according to the Iowa Department of EducationThere are many Iowa schools in the 2015 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, including 16 silver medal schools and 101 bronze medal schools. Iowa's top-ranked John F. Kennedy High School, part of the Cedar Rapids Community School District, is located roughly 130 miles from the state capital of Des Moines.​

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