Florida – May 9, 2018 – Florida Charter High Schools Rank Among the Best in America according to a US News & World Report released on May 8, 2018. Among the top schools in the state are Title 1 programs serving a large percentage of minority families which also happen to be some of the highest performing charter schools in Florida.
#3 International Studies Charter High (Miami-Dade) – 2018 Blue Ribbon School
#5 Archimedean Upper Conservatory (Miami-Dade)
#14 Doral Performing Arts and Entertainment (Miami-Dade) – 2018 Blue Ribbon School
#18 Doral Academy Charter High School (Miami-Dade)
#22 Somerset Arts Conservatory (Broward)
#25 Orlando Science Middle High Charter (Orange)
#31 Mater Academy Charter High (Miami-Dade)
“For over two decades, public charter schools have been providing a quality education option to families across the state. Charter schools have also been helping students succeed academically and getting them to college,” says Lynn Norman-Teck, FCSA Executive Director. “I’m incredibly proud of the work our member schools are doing to raise the graduation rate and student achievement. It’s a testament to our movement’s commitment to the families we serve.”
The US News & World Report ranking reviewed the 5,948 public high schools in the country and based its list on the schools level of college readiness and graduation rate. According to the US news Best High School website, “of the Florida institutions that ranked among the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools, 36 earned gold medals, 135 earned silver medals and 68 earned bronze medals.
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