La Puente High School
has been ranked on The Daily Beast’s 2014 list of America’s top high schools!
The survey used six indicators to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance rates weighed most heavily. Other criteria included: college-level courses and exams, percentage of students with free or reduced lunch, as well as SAT and ACT scores - another mark of how well a school prepares students for college.
La Puente High School makes list of America's Best High Schools in 2013
Newsweek's ranking highlights the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation—high schools that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. The list is based on six components:
- Graduation rate
- College acceptance rate
- AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student
- Average SAT/ACT scores
- Average AP/IB/AICE scores
- Percentage of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course
Please check out http://www.newsweek.com/2013/05/06/america-s-best-high-schools.html for the full list and related content.
LPHS Recognized by College Board for Fostering Academic Excellence for All
In 2012, LPHS won Honorable Mention in the Gaston Caperton Inspiration Award Competition. This award recognizes schools for “Fostering Academic Excellence and Access for All Students.” La Puente High School has been recognized as a top school for its work supporting and promoting the College Board position of “Education Equity” and making all courses available to all students who have an interest in accepting the rigor and format of AP courses.