U.S. News & World Report evaluated public high school around the country and identified the best. Three Rockwood high schools were named to its "Best High Schools" ranking in Missouri.
This year, Eureka High ranked fourth, Lafayette High ranked sixth, and Rockwood Summit ranked eighth – all earning Silver Awards from the publication. The schools were also ranked on the U.S. News & World Report national list.
All four Rockwood high schools showed high rankings for college readiness, which is measured by the publication through Advanced Placement participation rates and scores.
Along with this measurement, schools were evaluated based on student performance on state proficiency tests.
See how U.S. News calculated the 2018 Best High School Rankings.
Did You Know? Rockwood offers 31 different Advanced Placement courses, which allow students to earn college credit while still in high school. On the ACT, Rockwood students average a composite score of 24.3, outperforming the state average of 20.2.
Read more about the Rockwood Advantage.