U.S. News’ 2017 best high schools list includes 7 from Long Island

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Seven Long Island public high schools are ranked among the nation’s top 200 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools,” released on April 25, 2017. U.S. News evaluates data published for more than 22,000 schools across the country. Data analysts emphasize graduation rates and state proficiency tests to determine a school’s score.

Jericho High School

U.S ranking: No. 67 New York ranking: No.
(Credit: Newsday / Ana P. Gutierrez)

U.S ranking: No. 67

New York ranking: No. 11

College readiness index: 88.9

Graduation rate: 97 percent

Garden City High School

U.S ranking: No. 157 New York ranking: No.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

U.S ranking: No. 157

New York ranking: No. 20

College readiness index: 74.1

Graduation rate: 95 percent

Great Neck North High School

U.S ranking: No. 164 New York ranking: No.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

U.S ranking: No. 164

New York ranking: No. 21

College readiness index: 73.7

Graduation rate: 94 percent

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Syosset High School

U.S ranking: No. 173 New York ranking: No.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

U.S ranking: No. 173

New York ranking: No. 24

College readiness index: 72.8

Graduation rate: 99 percent

Manhasset High School

U.S ranking: No. 177 New York ranking: No.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

U.S ranking: No. 177

New York ranking: No. 25

College readiness index: 72.6

Graduation rate: 98 percent

Great Neck South High School

U.S ranking: No. 195 New York ranking: No.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

U.S ranking: No. 195

New York ranking: No. 30

College readiness index: 71.5

Graduation rate: 94 percent

Cold Spring Harbor High School

U.S ranking: No. 196 New York ranking: No.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

U.S ranking: No. 196

New York ranking: No. 31

College readiness index: 71.4

Graduation rate: 99 percent

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