NewsLocal News / November 8, 2013

Two IPS High Schools Recognized By U.S. News & World Report

Two IPS High Schools Recognized By U.S. News & World Report

Indianapolis Public Schools Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School and Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts and Humanities are among the nation’s best high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

Crispus Attucks received a Silver medal and was ranked 47th best in Indiana, the only IPS school to be listed in the state rankings.

“Earning a silver rating is a direct reflection of the hard work put forth by our students who take advantage of all the opportunities afforded to them at Crispus Attucks," said Crispus Attucks Principal Stephanie Nixon. "Our teachers are to be commended for the tireless and countless hours they put into ensuring that our students are well prepared and competitive.” 

Broad Ripple received a Bronze medal for the second consecutive year.

“Two straight recognitions by a national publication speaks volumes to the work of our teachers and students," said Broad Ripple Principal Michael Akers. "It is a testament to their commitment, instructional delivery and student investment in their own educational experience” 

The magazine reviewed more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards and how well they prepare students for college.



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