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Medway High School Ranked Among 2021 Best U.S. High Schools

Principal John Murray is pleased to announce that Medway High School has earned a spot on the list of the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools.
Medway High School placed 28 out of 229 Boston metro-area high schools, 31 out of 365 Massachusetts high schools and 771 among the national rankings. The school received an overall score of 95.68/100.
Ranked by 2021 U.S. News & World Report, the Best High Schools Report ranks nearly 18,000 high schools in the nation and provides school-specific data on enrollment, graduation rates, student body demographics, location, school type and results of state assessments as well as Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests.
“We are honored to receive this recognition among the best high schools in the metro-area, the state and the nation,” Principal Murray said. “These rankings represent the accomplishments of our students and the continued dedication and hard work of our educators at Medway High School.”
Schools are ranked based on six factors:
College Readiness
College Curriculum Breadth
Math and Reading Proficiency
Math and Reading Performance
Underserved Student Performance
Graduation Rate
According to U.S. News data, approximately 75% of Medway High School’s students participate in Advanced Placement coursework and exams and the graduation rate is 99%, well above the state’s median.
To expand on their interests outside of the classroom, students can be involved in an array of clubs and activities offered at MHS, along with many athletic programs.
MHS previously received a ranking on the Best High Schools list in 2017. The school earlier this year also earned the College Success Award from, which recognizes the school’s work ensuring students are prepared for the college admissions process and for success in college.
To see Medway High School’s full online report and ranking, click here.
About Best High Schools 2021
U.S. News Best High Schools numerically ranked nearly 18,000 schools nationwide this year. The Best High Schools rankings, available online only, are produced in conjunction with RTI International, a global research firm.
The 2021 edition of Best High Schools includes a numerical ranking of nearly all public high schools nationwide – almost 18,000 of them. There are rankings within each state and within each census-designated metropolitan area that has three or more high schools, as well as the Best STEM Schools ranking and comprehensive Best Charter Schools and Best Magnet Schools rankings. Also published are rankings of high schools within each school district that has three or more high schools.