(WAFB) - The U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 high school rankings for public and charter schools, and three schools in the Baton Rouge area were nationally recognized.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School was recognized as #5 in the state and #735 in the country. Holden High School was ranked #13 in Louisiana and #2,405 overall. St. Amant High School came in at #15 in the state and #2,514 overall.
Some other high schools that appeared in the top 40 in the state include:
- #18: Zachary High School
- #29: Maurepas High School
- #34: Dutchtown High School
- #36: Brusly High School
- #38: Southern University Lab School
- #39: Louisiana State University Laboratory School
- #40: Springfield High School
The #1 ranked high school in the nation went to BASIS Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona, while the #1 school in Louisiana went to Benjamin Franklin High in New Orleans.
For the complete report of national rankings, click here.