U.S. News & World report ranks BCHS as top high school in region

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Bethlehem Central High School has been rated the top high school in the Albany metro area by U.S. News & World Report. The high school was also ranked at #795 in the publication’s national rankings of more than 24,000 high schools across the country, up from #901 in 2021.  The rankings were released Tuesday as part of U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best High Schools list.

The school earned a score of 95.54/100 based on student performance in the following categories:

  • College Readiness – 30% 

  • State Assessment Proficiency – 20% 

  • State Assessment Performance – 20%

  • Underserved Student Performance – 10% 

  • College Curriculum Breadth – 10% 

  • Graduation Rate – 10%

“Every day we see our high school students doing exceptional things and finding success in so many areas,” said Superintendent Monroe. “This is not only testament to their hard work and perseverance but to BC faculty, staff, and an entire school community that is dedicated to seeing each student meet their potential and achieve their goals.”

More information about these rankings and the high school’s performance can be found by visiting U.S. News & World Report.