Burris Laboratory School, which serves Ball State's teaching majors, has once again been listed among the nation's best high schools by U.S. News & World Report.
A recently released 2013 Newsweek analysis listed Burris Laboratory School as third in the state, and in the top 500 schools in the nation, earning Burris a U.S. News Gold Award. Burris was ranked #405 (out of 21,035 high schools.)
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is also listed among “America’s Best High Schools.” The academy is Indiana's only public residential high school for gifted and talented students.
Academy has been ranked 118 (up 35 places from last year) out of the 1,000 Best high schools in the United States (top 11.8%), #2 in Indiana (behind
Signature School in Evansville, #10 in the Midwest. The 2012 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%), college
matriculation rate (25%), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25%), average
SAT/ACT scores (10%), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10%), and AP courses offered
per student (5%).
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