(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette
The Janesville School District’s high schools, Craig and Parker, were recognized nationally in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 high school rankings. Craig and Parker High Schools, which are ranked in the Top 50 out of Wisconsin’s 466 high schools, were awarded the publication’s Silver Medal designation.
Nationally, the magazine rated 21,150 high schools and 142 Wisconsin high schools made the rankings. The magazine’s ratings are based on each high schools' overall state test scores in math and reading, including the test performance of economically disadvantaged and minority students. Also considered were the number of students taking Advanced Placement or other college-readiness tests. ACT scores, however, were not factored into the ratings.