Posted September 3rd, 2015
Newsweek has released its High School rankings and Pleasant Valley High School is on the top 500 list. PVHS is the only high school in the QCA to make the prestigious list of top schools. PVHS ranked 369 in the 2015 list, up from 488 in 2014. Only three Iowa schools rank higher than PVHS.
Check out the list here http://bit.ly/1NEHnvR
Click on the graph to the right to see PV’s full scores.
Newsweek looks at several criteria and weighs them, as seen below, to come up with the rankings.
A combination of the following
College Enrollment Rate 25%
Graduation Rate 20%
Weighted AP/Dual Enrollment composite – 17.5%
Weighted SAT/ACT composite – 17.5%
Student Retention – 10%
Counselor to Student Ratio – 10%
College Bound Students
Check out the methodology here http://bit.ly/1fXGMXD