Missouri home to 14 of America’s Best High Schools

Fourteen Missouri schools were included in the Daily Beast’s list of America’s Best High Schools for 2012.

The list is based on six components provided by school administrators: graduation rate (25 percent), college matriculation rate (25 percent), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25 percent), average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10 percent), and AP courses offered per student(5 percent).

Additionally, two Missouri high schools, Metro Academy and Clayton, were among the top 20 in the Midwest.

[St. Louis Business Journal]