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The 25 US High Schools With The Highest Standardized Test Scores

23 JAN 2014

Here’s an awesome chart that looks at the areas of the country that are killing it in the standardized testing arena.

While some universities and employers, like Google and IBM, are downplaying the value of SAT and ACT scores, other research holds that this data is highly reliable and a valid measure of brainpower.

study from Case Western Reserve University last year showed that standardized testing scores are excellent measures of general cognitive ability. And they continue to play a role in the competitive college admissions process.

With that in mind, school analysis site Niche surveyed 909 public and private high schools between 2012 and 2014, and ranked schools by students’ average SAT/ACT scores. The ranking is based on self-reported scores from 75,834 users over the two-year period. In order to qualify, a school had to have responses from at least 100 students.

 

Read full article: Business Insider