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U.S. News Honors Several NWGA High Schools

Apr 23, 2013 -- 2:12pm

By: Kevin Karel (WRGA News)

Rome High School has again been named one of the top institutions in the state in the annual study issued by U.S. News & World Report.

Coming in 46th out of Georgia’s 440 high schools, Rome has been named a “Best High School in America” as a Silver Award winner. The ranking places Rome in the approximate 90th percentile for all high schools in the state. It is the 4th time in the last 6th years Rome High has earned the distinction.

Other high schools honored in the Northwest Georgia region include a lofty ranking for Dalton at number 16, in addition to Calhoun at number 28 and Cartersville at number 31.

High schools are ranked by U.S. News based on several different types of criteria including college readiness and student-to-teacher ratio as well as math and English scores.

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