Newsweek ranks Maggie L. Walker 14th best high school

Newsweek has named the high school one of the best in the country, one of several accolades for the school this year.

Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies was ranked the 14th best public high school in the nation by Newsweek and The Daily Beast.

“Maggie Walker tenaciously pursues our mission to prepare students for leadership in an international context,” said the school’s director, Jeff McGee. “This prestigious recognition is shared by our students, families, staff, and partnering school divisions who combine to make our school a shining example of all that is right in public education.”

Schools were ranked according to several benchmarks:

  • Graduation rate
  • College acceptance rate
  • AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student
  • Average SAT/ACT scores
  • Average AP/IB/AICE scores
  • Percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course

Maggie L. Walker has also been ranked a top public high school by The Washington Post and earlier this year.

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