In another report card worthy of the Dover-Sherborn school department fridge, D-S High has been ranked #4 in Mass. in the U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of schools.
For both math and English skills, D-S students are in the 99th percentile, getting a 3.8 rating on math and a 3.7 on language skills. The report estimates students leave the school system 69.3 percent ready for college--which is above the state average, according to US News. The school has a 10:1 student-teacher ratio.
The profile for the school goes on to say, "The AP participation rate at Dover-Sherborn High School is 72 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 9 percent. Dover-Sherborn High School is the only high school in the Dover-Sherborn."
The school came in #132 nationwide, and ranked #122 in STEM programming.
The top place in the state went to Sturgis Charter Public School, located in Quincy. Coming in just behind D-S High is the Salem Academy Charter School. Wellesley High School placed #7, and Needham High School came in #18.
Boston Magazine ranked the school systems in the Greater Boston area at the end of August, and came up with slightly different numbers. According to them, Dover is ranked #1, Sherborn came in at #2.