A few Middle Georgia schools were included in a 2017 report of the nation’s best high schools.
The U.S. News & World Report looked at state assessment, graduation rates and college readiness from the 2014-15 school year. Schools received gold, silver and bronze status based on their performances.
In Houston County, Veterans High School was listed as No. 1,621 in the nation and No. 43 in Georgia, and Houston County High School as No. 1,800 in the nation and No. 48 in the state. Both received silver medals.
Howard High School in Bibb County earned a silver medal, as No. 55 in Georgia and No. 2,000 in the nation. Bleckley County High School received a bronze medal as No. 75 in the state. National rankings weren’t listed for the bronze awards.
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