The U.S. News recently released its ranking for the Best High Schools for 2022. Once again, the Cobb County School District stands out for providing learning environments that help students succeed. Out of the 18,000 public high schools ranked by U.S. News, 13 high schools in Cobb ranked in the top 40% nationally, achieving the status as U.S. News Best High Schools: Allatoona High School, Campbell High School, Harrison High School, Hillgrove High School, Kell High School, Kennesaw Mountain High School, Lassiter High School, McEachern High School, North Cobb High School, Pope High School, Sprayberry High School, Walton High School, and Wheeler High School.
Three Cobb high schools rank among the top 20 high schools in metro Atlanta and the entire state of Georgia: Lassiter High School, Pope High School, and Walton High School. Lassiter and Walton are also in the top 10 for the same lists.
A total of eight high schools in the District top the list of Atlanta metro’s top 40 high schools: Allatoona High School, Harrison High School, Hillgrove High School, Kennesaw Mountain High School, Lassiter High School, Pope High School, Walton High School, and Wheeler High School.
The same group of Cobb high schools are included in the top 50 for Georgia.
An additional five Cobb high schools rank among the 101 best high schools in Georgia: Campbell High School, Kell High School, McEachern High School, North Cobb High School, and Sprayberry High School.
The best high school rankings come on the heels of all 16 of Cobb’s traditional high schools being named 2022 AP Honor Schools. Following the state’s recent announcement, Cobb also sits at the top of the list for the most Georgia Scholars.
Despite the challenges related to the pandemic, Cobb students continued to outperform peers across the state and nation on the SAT and ACT, as shown in the scores released in Fall 2021. Cobb students also once again surpassed the state graduation rate.
U.S. News used graduation rates and college readiness as key metrics for the 2022 Best High Schools rankings, which includes about 18,000 public high schools across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
This year’s seniors are preparing to mark the pinnacle of their student success when they receive their diplomas at one of the Cobb Schools Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for May 23-May 28.