National Rankings Best High Schools

U.S.News evaluated nearly 22,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare students for college, and other factors. Read the full methodology


Number One National Best Gold Medal High School:
School for the Talented and Gifted
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
Phone: (972) 925-59

The School for the Talented and Gifted follows the state’s Distinguished Achievement Program, and places an emphasis on Advanced Placement curriculum—a minimum of 11 AP courses are required for graduation. Students at the School for the Talented and Gifted may conduct field research via partnerships with local universities, take electives such as Web mastery, and enroll in mini-courses like ballroom dancing or glass blowing during interim terms.

Source: http://www.usnews.com

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