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Sycamore High Named to Newsweek's 2016 List of America's Top High Schools

Sycamore Community Schools is proud to announce that Newsweek magazine has named Sycamore High School to the 2016 list of America’s Top High Schools.

According to Newsweek, the rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which educational facilities do the best job of preparing students for college. Sycamore High School earned the 146th spot on the list of 500 high schools and was ranked 8th in the state of Ohio.

For the high schools that participated in the survey, Newsweek created a weighted college readiness index based on the following indicators:
  • Number of counselor FTE (full-time equivalent)
  • College acceptance and enrollment
  • SAT and ACT participation and performance
  • AP, IB and AICE participation and performance
  • Dual enrollments

Sycamore High School made a huge jump on Newsweek’s list. In 2015, Sycamore was named 405th in the U.S. and 25th in Ohio.

To view the entire list, click here. To read the methodology, follow this link.