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U.S. News Best High Schools

U.S. News names Walla Walla High School in national Best High Schools rankings

Walla Walla High School earned high National marks as a 2023-2024 Best High School, which U.S. News released this morning. Ranking factors include college readiness, college curriculum breadth index, state assessment proficiency and state assessment performance rank.

"We are so pleased to learn that Wa-Hi earned recognition as a U.S. News Best High School,” said Walla Walla High School Principal John Schumacher. “We ranked in the top 1/3 of all high schools in the state and nation, boasting especially high marks on our college readiness and breadth index, in addition to our strong graduation rates, reading and science scores."

By earning a national ranking in the top 40%, Walla Walla High School achieved status as a U.S. News Best High School and gained eligibility to display a U.S. News-trademarked 2023-2024 Best High Schools award. Wa-Hi’s ranking landed them as one of the top rated high schools in the entire region.

The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings include data on nearly 25,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Nearly 18,000 schools were ranked on six factors based on their performance on state assessments, graduation rates and how well they prepare students for college.

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