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

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....

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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. 11

College readiness index: 88.9

Graduation rate: 97 percent

Garden City High School

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. 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. 24

College readiness index: 72.8

Graduation rate: 99 percent

Manhasset High School

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. 30

College readiness index: 71.5

Graduation rate: 94 percent

Cold Spring Harbor High School

U.S ranking: No. 196

New York ranking: No. 31

College readiness index: 71.4

Graduation rate: 99 percent