8 Central Ohio High Schools Are Among The Top 20 In The State

In case you haven’t heard, the Columbus area has some pretty smart kids.

U.S. News recently ranked the best high schools in the state, and Central Ohio had eight schools in the Top 20.

Olentangy schools had three high schools in the top 20, Olentangy Orange High Schoool came in at #18, Olentangy High School at #10, and Olentangy Liberty High School at #8. Upper Arlington High School came in at #12 with New Albany High School just behind at #17.

In Dublin, Dublin Jerome High School came out on top at #9 followed by Dublin Coffman High School at #16.

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But the highest ranked high school in Central Ohio is Bexley High School, which came in 4th in the state and ranked in the Top 150 High Schools in the United States at #128.

All of the schools were awarded a gold medal by U.S. News. So how did they determine the rankings for the schools? U.S. News used factors including students’ test performances, graduation rates, and college-level coursework.

To determine the rankings, U.S. News followed four steps:

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To see a full list, click here: U.S. News Best High Schools