Schools from Roanoke County, Highland County, Bedford County, and Danville rank among the top 40 high schools in Virginia, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
Hidden Valley High School ranks the highest at #22 in the Commonwealth, and #561 nationally. The Titans scored well in three categories: College readiness, average math proficiency, and average reading proficiency.
The second highest ranked local school is Highland County High School, at #29 in the state (#741 nationally). It scored well in student teacher ratio (13:1), college readiness, and average reading proficiency.
Cave Spring High School ranks #33 in Virginia (#851 nationally). The Knights scored highest in average math proficiency, and average reading proficiency.
Jefferson Forest High School ranks #36 in the Commonwealth (#1002 nationally). JF scored highest in average reading proficiency.
Danville Galileo Magnet High School came in a #39 for the state (#1677 nationally). It scored highest in a low student-teacher ratio (13:1).
Check out the full list at http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/virginia/rankings