L-W East Earns Top 50 State Ranking in U.S. News' Best Schools List
Lincoln-Way East High School ranked 48th in Illinois, according to the magazine, second-best among Southland schools. The other high schools in the L-W district did not crack the list.
Lincoln-Way East High School was ranked 48th in the state in U.S. News & World Reports annual list of the best high schools in the country.
Its ranking earned the Frankfort high school a silver medal with the magazine, and it had the second-highest ranking in the south suburbs behind Homewood-Flossmor High School. L-W East also was ranked 1,214th in the country.
East students scored 77 percent in reading and math proficiency and earned a college readiness index of 27.7, according to the magazine's evaluation. Those scores are above state averages, according to the magazine.
The college readiness index calculates advanced placement and International Baccalaureate exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. Of the 32 percent of students who took AP exams, 26 percent passed, according to the magazine. This index determine a school's medal award, and a score of 100 is the maximum index a school could receive.
Here are their evaluation scores for the L-W schools, according to the magazine:
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Read the U.S. News breakdown of the L-W schools, as well as each of the school's individual evaluations:
Also, look at the magazine's complete state and national rankings.
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