St. Anthony ranked fourth among Minnesota high schools

According to U.S. News and World Report, the news organization that often ranks schools and universities across the country, only three other high schools in the state rank better than St. Anthony Village High School.

Based upon four measures—student to teacher ratio, college readiness, math proficiency and reading proficiency—St. Anthony is the fourth best high school in Minnesota according to the U.S. News rankings, released last month, behind only Edina High School, Mahtomedi Senior High and Houston High School, which ranked first through third, respectively.

St. Anthony benefited from its students’ score of 87 percent proficiency in reading, which is above the Minnesota average and students’ college readiness.

Other area schools that ranked well are Mounds View High School at 11, Irondale Senior High School at 14 and Roseville Area Senior High at 20.

Ranked nationally, St. Anthony comes in at No. 390; for perspective, Edina High School is ranked 197, nationally.

The best ranked high school in the U.S. is the School for the Talented and the Gifted in Dallas, Texas, which sports a perfect college readiness index.

— Mike Munzenrider


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