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Eureka, Lafayette High Schools Make Newsweek's Top High Schools List

A number of Rockwood schools made Newsweek's just released "America's Best High Schools" list.

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Newsweek just released its "America's Best High Schools" list where it ranks 2,000 public schools across the country.

A number of Rockwood high schools made the list including Lafayette (357) and Eureka Senior High (794). Valley Park High School also made the list (1742).

Lafayette also ranked 5th among the 23 Missouri schools on the list, while Eureka came in at number 13.

Newsweek's list is based on six components:

  • Graduation rate (25 percent)
  • College acceptance rate (25 percent)
  • Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or Advanced International Certificate of Education tests taken per student (25 percent)
  • Average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent)
  • Average AP/IB/AICE scores (10 percent)
  • Percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course (5 percent)

Visit Newsweek for the complete report and to see a list of the school rankings.

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