NY Daily News: High School of American Studies at Lehman College ranked No. 1 in state by U.S. News

April 22, 2014 10:20 am In the News
 The Bronx high school, which currently has 385 students in grades 9-12, was listed No. 32 in the nation in the 2014 Best High Schools rankings. Loads of advanced coursework helped the school propel to the top.
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Michael Schwartz /for New York Daily News The High School of American Studies at Lehman College topped the list of New York’s public high schools in U.S. News’ 2014 Best High Schools rankings.

 

Heaps of advanced coursework helped the High School of American Studies at Lehman College reach the top of U.S. News & World Report’s high school rankings released Tuesday.

The school, which currently has 385 students in grades 9-12, ranked No. 32 nationally out of about 19,400 public high schools, and No. 1 in the state.

The Bronx high school shares a campus with Lehman College, and students are encouraged to take college courses for credit. Advanced courses in world history and U.S. history are mandatory, said Principal Alessandro Weiss.

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