US News and World Report High School Rankings, 2012
U.S. News and World Report analyzed 21,776 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia and came up with their 2012 rankings for high schools across the country. Both Saratoga High and Los Gatos High Schools received excellent rankings with SHS ranked 31st in California and 157th in the country and LGHS ranked 105th and 540th respectively. This impressive ranking puts SHS in the top 1% of schools and LGHS in the top 2% of schools nationwide!
The rankings take into consideration student achievement on reading and math proficiency tests as compared to the state average and student achievement on Advanced Placement tests as a measure of college-readiness performance. More information can be found at http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools