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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Culver City High Schools

The publication measures Culver City high schools against others in California and the U.S.

is one of the top 200 high schools in California, according to U.S. News & World Report.

The online news publication released its annual list of the "Best High Schools" in the country Tuesday. According to the report, the rankings are developed in conjunction with the Washington-based American Institutes for Research and are determined using math and English proficiency, college readiness and the ratio of students to teachers. Nearly 22,000 schools were analyzed.

The report ranks Culver City High School against schools throughout California as well as across the country.

National Ranking: No. 917
California Ranking:
No. 176

College Readiness Index: 33.5
Academic Performance Index: 804
Student/Teacher Ratio: 27:1

National Ranking: Not ranked
California Ranking: Not ranked

College Readiness Index: N/A
Academic Performance Index: 387
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1

Oxford Academy in Cypress, Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz, San Marcos High in San Marcos, Dublin High in Dublin and Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy in Arcata were named the top five schools in California, respectively. See the full California rankings and learn more about the U.S. News & World Report ranking methodology.

Some educators have called into question the statistics used to determine the survey. In fact, one Nevada principal, whose school ranks 13th in the nation, told the Las Vegas Sun some of the information used was inaccurate.

This year's "Best High Schools" report, available exclusively online, is U.S. News & World Report's fourth edition.

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