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At-risk high school students making gains

Original post made on May 23, 2013

Earlier this month, U.S. News and World Report published a story ranking both Mountain View and Los Altos high schools among the top 2 percent out of 21,000 schools from around the country.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 23, 2013, 12:01 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Nice!, a resident of Rex Manor
on May 23, 2013 at 3:38 pm

I noticed MV and LA HS were ranked higher than both Gunn and Paly, which was a nice surprise.


Posted by Andrew, a resident of Monta Loma
on May 23, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Who cares about whether students are learning at MVHS, what really matters is the dress code!


Posted by Mel, a resident of Castro City
on May 24, 2013 at 11:49 am

Higher scores and ranking can mean better odds at getting grants and funding. It helps in any way it can.
However, Monte Vista ranked higher.


Posted by Not nice, a resident of Sylvan Park
on May 29, 2013 at 7:10 pm

"I noticed MV and LA HS were ranked higher than both Gunn and Paly, which was a nice surprise." Gunn wasn't ranked for some reason. But it has better API and college readiness, so it would be ranked higher.


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