GHS Named #1 High School in Maine

Excerpt from Portland Press Herald article by Lana Cohen:

Greely High School in Cumberland is the best in Maine, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 high school rankings, released Tuesday. This is the third year in a row Greely received the state’s No. 1 slot.

The top five schools include Kennebunk High School, Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone, Cape Elizabeth High School and Falmouth High School.

Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport, Yarmouth High School, Greenville Consolidated School, Katahdin Middle/High School and Scarborough High School made it in the top 10.

The U.S. News list ranks more than 17,800 public high schools across the nation, including 113 in Maine. The rankings are based on college readiness, reading and math proficiency and performance, underserved student performance, college-level course offerings and graduation rates. This year, U.S. News for the first time also considered science proficiency and performance for most states, including Maine. U.S. News also altered its calculations to account for the impact COVID-19 had on schools, according to a statement released Tuesday.