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Medfield High School Ranked 8th Best in Massachusetts

MHS was also ranked 185th in the nation; see how the numbers compare to the 2012 rankings.

Credit: File photo.
Credit: File photo.

Medfield High School has been named one of the best public high schools in the state, according to Boston.com.

The U.S. News and World Report's 2014 Best High Schools list ranked Medfield the eighth best high school in the state and 185th in the nation. The school also received a gold medal rating. 

The rankings comprise data on more than 31,242 public high schools across the country. Among the Massachusetts schools in the 2014 rankings, 22 were awarded gold medals, 41 earned silver medals and 12 received bronze medals, based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. 

For more on the rankings and the methodology, click here.

It's not the first time MHS has been recognized in the report, either. In 2012, the school was ranked 16th in the state and 293rd in the nation, and received a gold medal rating. In August 2013, the school was ranked 37th out of 50 in the Greater Boston Area by Boston Magazine. 

Medfield's rankings in the 2014 report include the following statistics: 
  • Student to Teacher Ratio: 14-1
  • College Readiness: 64.9
  • Math Avg. Proficiency: 3.9
  • English Avg. Proficiency: 3.8
Joanne April 24, 2014 at 07:39 AM
What is the whole list of top 10 Massachusetts schools? In other words, who are the 7 above us?
MS April 24, 2014 at 07:41 AM
The link in the article points to the full list.

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