Hampton High School has been named a 2017 Best High School by U.S. News and World Report.
The publication ranked Hampton at No. 16 in the state and in the top 10 percent of schools in the nation at No. 768, earning it a Silver Medal ranking.
More than 22,000 public, charter and magnate schools were considered as part of the ranking process. The publication selects schools for its top-ranking list based on state-required test performance, college readiness and the number of Advanced Placement courses available to students. A more in-depth explanation of how the publications ranks schools is available here.