Simley Named A Most Challenging School

Simley Named a Most Challenging School for 9th Year
Posted on 06/21/2017
Washington Post Most Challenging School in America

Of the more than 22,000 high schools in the U.S., The Washington Post ranked 2,300 in the top 12 percent, naming them to the annual list of Americas Most Challenging High Schools. For the 9th year in a row, Simley High School has been ranked as one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. Only 26 Minnesota high schools were chosen, and according to the rankings, Simley is in the top 4 percent of high schools nationally.

Americas Most Challenging High Schools ranks school through an index formula thats a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year. A ratio of 1.000 means the school had as many tests as graduates. Click here to read more about The Washington Posts 2017 list of Americas Most Challenging Schools.