Accolades for Tosa East, high school ranked high by U.S. News
WAUWATOSA (WITI) — U.S. News recently announced Wauwatosa East High School was selected as one of the Best High Schools in the nation, ranking 4th in Wisconsin and 570th in the nation.
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Nick Hughes, East High School principal, said, “The credit for this award really is deserved by many throughout the District, the middle school and elementary schools, as well as East High School students, staff and parents. It is truly a reflection of all our efforts to provide the best possible education for our students.”
U.S. News teamed with the American Institute for Research (AIR) to analyze more than 31,200 public high schools nationwide. From the 31,200 public high schools analyzed, 19,411 schools advanced to the next step in U.S. News’ ranking process.
Ranking was based on key principles: A great high school must serve all of its students well, not just those who are college bound, and be able to produce measurable academic outcomes to show the school is successfully educating its student body across a range of performance indicators.
As part of the ranking process, U.S. News’ determined East High School as 90 percent proficient in reading and 86 percent proficient in mathematics. U.S. News calculated test score values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework.