This years best high school rankings from US News & World Report was recently released. The 2022 ranking of best high schools is intended to show how well the nations’s public schools serve all students, regardless of achievement level, by teaching them basic skills and preparing them for college level work according to a news release from U.S. News.
Palos Verdes residents are happy to hear that our local public high school Palos Verdes Peninsula High School was given the ranking of #42 in California, and #324 in the National High School rankings by U.S. News & World Report. This year’s list of best high schools evaluated more than 17,800 schools nationwide, including 1,603 in California.
This is based on the fact that our local students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement coursework and exams. The AP participation rate at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School is 80%.
Last year in 2021, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School was ranked #49 in California and #360 nationally.
Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes Unified School District