Tuesday, April 21, 2015

10 DeKalb County High Schools Selected for Washington Post's
"Most Challeging High Schools"

How does the America’s Most Challenging High Schools list work?

We take the total number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year and divide by the number of seniors who graduated in May or June. I call this formula the Challenge Index. With a few exceptions, public schools that achieved a ratio of at least 1.00, meaning they had as many tests in 2014 as they had graduates, were put on the national list. We rank the schools in order of ratio....

Click here for State of Georgia rankings.

Click here for National rankings.

Click here for FAQ concerning the selection criteria.

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