Best High Schools 2008 Search, U.S. News & World Report—in collaboration with schoolmatters.com— analyzed academic and enrollment data from more than 18,000 public high schools to find the very best across the country. These top schools were placed into gold, silver, or bronze medal categories.
At the highest ranking for the state of Louisiana were
Baton Rouge High School
East Baton Rouge County
Bolton High School
Rapides County, Alexandria, LA
Caddo Parish Magnet High School
Caddo County, Shreveport, LA
Some 33 Louisiana high schools won honors.
In related school news it should be noted that he National Merit Scholarship Program designated 21 students from Caddo Magnet High as National Merit Semi-finalists for 2008, says Carol Brill.