Few NE Ohio schools make U.S. News and World Report’s ‘best high schools’ in the state list

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U.S. News and World Report has issued its list of best high schools in the country for 2016.

Of 28,561 U.S. public high schools, 398 in Ohio made the list.

Most of the Ohio schools that made the list are in the Columbus or Cincinnati areas.

As for Northeast Ohio schools on the list, Hudson High School came in 9th in the state and 268th nationally. Aurora High School came in at No. 11 in the state and 348 nationally, and right behind it was Solon High School at No. 12 in the state and 369 nationally.

Other area schools ranked in the top 30 in Ohio, include Avon Lake High School, Bay High School, Chagrin Falls High School and Oberlin High School.

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medals. Of those listed in Ohio, 18 were given gold medals, 137 silver medals and 243 bronze medals.

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