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Lyndonville ranked as one of best high schools by U.S. News

Posted 22 April 2014 at 12:00 am

Provided photo – L.A. Webber Middle-High School has been recognized by a national publication.

Press release
Lyndonville Central School

LYNDONVILLE – L.A. Webber Middle-High School was ranked as one of the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

The magazine analyzed more than 31,200 public high schools and ranked them on overall student performance on state-mandated assessments, as well as how effectively schools educated their black, Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students.

Schools were also evaluated on how well prepared students were for college-level course work.  In the national rankings, 500 high schools earned gold medals, 1,519 took home silver and 2,688 were awarded bronze.

L.A. Webber received a silver medal and was ranked 97 in the state and 1,229 in the United States.

“This honor is indicative of the high quality work by the Board of Education, administration, faculty and staff and our students,” said LCS Superintendent Jason Smith.  “We are pleased and humbled to have our collective efforts for our students recognized with this special honor.”