Burris Laboratory School and Indiana Academy Ranked Among Nation's Best High Schools

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 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 listed among “America’s Best High Schools” by the Washington Post. The Academy is Indiana's only public residential high school for gifted and talented students.

The 2013 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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