Sunday, May 29, 2005
Newsweek "Mag" Ranks Lincoln Park High High
Our neighborhood's high school came up 31st out of 1,000 high schools in Newsweek's annual ranking published earlier this month.
The criterion? The number of Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate tests taken by all students at a school in 2004 divided by the number of graduating seniors. The accompanying article explains, "Although that doesn't tell the whole story about a school, it's one of the best measures available to compare a wide range of students' readiness for higher-level work, which is more crucial than ever in the postindustrial age."
Btw, I bet LPHS would earn even higher rankings for their fashion sense. They've got some deep hipsters walking around over there.