The staff of Newsweek find Ridgewood and Glen Rock high schools are among the best 300 in the country, according to the newly-released rankings.
checks in at #273 and just 14 spots behind, at #287 in Newsweek's 2012 issue of America's best public high schools.
"We are collectively very pleased to be ranked in such fine company," said Glen Rock High School Principal John Arlotta. "We too believe Glen Rock High School is one of the top schools in the country, with an excellent student body and staff, along with a supporting community. It is very nice to be recognized!"
Ridgewood checks in with a 99 percent graduation rate, a 0.6 on AP tests taken, a 96 percent college-bound rate, an average SAT score of 1814, an average ACT score of 25.6. an average AP score of 3.3 and total score of 0.66.
Glen Rock graduated 100 percent of its students, scored 0.5 on AP testing, a 98 percent college-bound rate, an average SAT score of 1696, a 98, a 23.1 average ACT score, an average AP score of 3.6 and total score of 0.64.
Ridgewood was recently selected by U.S. News and World Report at the .