Binghamton High Named to Newsweek Magazine List of Top Schools

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Binghamton High Named to Newsweek Magazine List of Top Schools

July 22, 2010 Updated May 19, 2008 at 2:11 PM EDT

Binghamton High Named to Newsweek Magazine List of Top Schools

Binghamton High School was ranked at number 509 in a list of 1,300 of the 2008 top public high schools named by Newsweek Magazine.

Public schools nationwide are ranked according to the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and/or Cambridge tests taken by all students at a school in 2007, divided by the number of graduating seniors at the school. The ratio, designed by Washington Post columnist Jay Mathews, is named the Challenge Index since it measures a public high school’s effort to challenge its students.

This is the fifth consecutive year Binghamton High School has made the list.

Also in this years List:

Ithaca High School – 346

Dickerson High School – 686 (Trumansburg)

Cooperstown HS – 793

Vestal HS – 845

Corning Painted Post – 1,039

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