For the second time in a month, Hampton High School has been named among the best in the nation by a national news outlet.
Newsweek Magazine, and its online partner, The Daily Beast, have highlighted the best 1,000 public high schools in the nation. Those on the list have “proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads,” according to a release issued by the magazine. Hampton ranks at number 662.
The schools making the list have at least 91 percent of their graduates accepted into college, with average AP scores of 3.4 – which is 21 percent above the 2.8 average for public-school students.
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