Montrose, NY- For the second time in two weeks, Hendrick Hudson High School has received accolades for its academic program and rigorous course offerings. This time, Hen Hud made Newsweek magazine’s annual report on the Top 1,000 High Schools in the United States, ranking 747th among our nation’s top schools.
According to Newsweek magazine’s website, “This year, our ranking highlights the best 1,000 public high schools in the nation—the ones that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. The list is based on six components provided by school administrators: graduation rate (25 percent), college matriculation rate (25 percent), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25 percent), average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10 percent), and AP courses offered per student(5 percent).”
“Once again Hen Hud is making the right kind of lists,” remarked Superintendent of Schools Dr. Daniel T. McCann. “We have long said our course programs and the availability of AP courses in the high school have created a challenging academic program that prepares our students for a postsecondary education. These rankings affirm those conclusions and we are gratified by the recognition our schools and students are receiving,” he concluded.
High School Principal James Mackin commented, “I was not surprised to learn of our ranking on the list. This ranking speaks to the strength of our students and staff and our inclusive curriculum. I am extremely proud of our entire school community that works each day to ensure our students are maximizing their potential,” he concluded.
The Newsweek announcement comes on the heels of U.S. News and World Report’s annual High School rankings where Hen Hud ranked 73rd out of 1,165 high schools across New York State and 546th out of over 22,000 high schools nationwide.
To view the complete report from Newsweek, click here.