U.S. News and World Report Names GGUSD High Schools among Nation’s Best
- Tuesday, April 28, 2020
For the third year in a row, all seven of Garden Grove Unified School District’s (GGUSD) comprehensive high schools earned a spot on the U.S. News and World Report's elite rankings of America's Best High Schools.
On the 2020 list of America’s Best High Schools, GGUSD’s high schools ranked in the top 520 in California and top 3,500 nationally from more than 17,000 ranked schools.
Three GGUSD schools ranked in the top 200 in California, including La Quinta High School at #67 in California and #515 nationally, Garden Grove High School at #177 in California and #1,269 nationally, and Pacifica High School at #183 in California and #1,312 nationally.
U.S. News and World Report analyzes the data of more than 24,000 public high schools across the country and awards a national rank to more than 17,000 public high schools. The ranking reflects measurements on state math and reading exams, college readiness including Advanced Placement success, underserved student performance, and graduation rates.
“This prestigious award represents our high school’s rigorous academic programs and our students’ commitment to academic success,” said Walter Muneton, Board of Education President. “We are proud that our schools are known to have such a high rate of academic success on the national level.”