is ranked as the 33rd best high school in New Jersey, while didn’t crack the top 50, in a report released by U.S. News & World Report this week.
The rankings of some 22,000 high schools in the country were compiled by reviewing a number of factors, including serving students well, college readiness, and performance on state proficiency tests, the report said.
Test scores tallied were from the 2009-10 school year, according to the report. Only the top 51 schools in New Jersey were given rankings.
According to the report, 40.9-percent of the senior class at Mendham High School is college ready. Mendham boasted a 99-percent proficiency rate in English, and a 93-percent proficiency rate in Math. Overall, the high school ranked 632nd in the country.
West Morris Central, on the other hand, went unranked in the report, but still scored higher than the state average on the three factors.
According to the report, 35.5-percent of that year’s senior class was college ready. Students were 98-percent proficient in English, and 90-percent proficient in Math, the report said.
Charter and Magnet schools were also part of the rankings. Only one school in Morris County–Chatham High School, ranked 7th, made the top-10 in the report.
To see the full report, go to the U.S. News & World Report website.