Swampscott High School Ranked Among State's Top High Schools

US News & World Report has ranked Swampscott High School among the state's top 100 high schools.

Swampscott High School. Patch file photo.
Swampscott High School. Patch file photo.

US News & World Report released its annual list of the nation's top high schools Tuesday and Swampscott High School was ranked among the best public high schools in the country.

The report ranked Swampscott High School the 58th best public high school in Massachusetts and number 1,528 in the country.

"Swampscott High School is ranked 58th within Massachusetts. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement course work and exams. The AP participation rate at Swampscott High School is 37 percent. The student body makeup is 47 percent male and 53 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 10 percent. Swampscott High School is the only high school in the Swampscott," the report read.

What do you think of the ranking? 

Let us know in the comments section below.

Mark Chulsky April 23, 2014 at 08:31 AM
What's the dynamic? I think, 15 years ago the ranks were better, but I don't remember them being taken. How does the minority enrollment relate to the school quality?
Clarence "Screaming Buffalo" Swamptown April 23, 2014 at 09:28 AM
Weren't we ranked 49th last year? We went backwards!! With the amount we pay in taxes, we should be top 5.
Fred Hammer April 23, 2014 at 10:34 AM
matt is a idiot thank god his wife didnt run for school comm. clarence matt still thinks that better why do you think your taxes suck thats his math
hitiox April 23, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Fred, with your use of grammar, I'm going to assume you didn't go to ANY high school?
Fred Hammer April 23, 2014 at 01:52 PM
no grammer just facts he sucks wait till the board changes and he strts losing all the votes 3 to 2 screw him


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