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MPS schools make list of top high schools in the state

Reagan High SchoolCongratulations to Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School! Reagan has earned a rank as the #3 school in the state in the recent release of the U.S. News and World Report list of top high schools. Carmen High School of Science and Technology has made the list at #8, and Rufus King International High School has been ranked #31 in Wisconsin.

U.S. News and World Report annually determines its rankings based on graduation rates, number of Advanced Placement classes offered, college readiness, test scores, and other factors.

MPS schools ranking among the top 100 Wisconsin high schools are:

  • Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School: Ranked #3 in Wisconsin
  • Carmen High School of Science and Technology: Ranked #8 in Wisconsin
  • Rufus King International High School: Ranked #31 in Wisconsin
  • Golda Meir School: Ranked #63 in Wisconsin
  • Hmong American Peace Academy K3–12 (HAPA): Ranked #93 in Wisconsin

“Congratulations to the students, families, educators, and support staff in these schools, and to Principal Mike Roemer and Reagan High School for all the hard work needed to reach this achievement,” said MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley. “You set an excellent example for all the students and schools in the district. This is a proud moment for MPS that we hope will be repeated for years to come.”

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Earl Arms, Media Relations Manager

Shahree Douglas, Director Communications & Outreach

About Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results:

  • Ninety percent of 2019-20 budget dollars go directly to classrooms;
  • The MPS Class of 2018 earned $86.2 million in scholarships; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state and nation's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

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