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Glen Rock and Ridgewood Make List of Top 1,000 High Schools

Per Newsweek, Ridgewood the 273rd best public high school nation-wide, Glen Rock checks in at 287.

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 .

Rock May 22, 2012 at 04:45 PM
These surveys really need to be understood and put in context. First, this is NOT a survey based on a national review of all high schools. This is a survey based on those that responded, approximately 2,300. There are more than 26,000 public high schools in the country, and another 10,000 plus private high schools. So, yes its good that Glen Rock and Ridgewood are in the top of this list, but its also important to understand the context. Its a feel good survey.
JAFO May 22, 2012 at 05:04 PM
With that ranking, and a few bucks, you can get a cup of a coffee.

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