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BCPS Home to Best High Schools in the Nation and State By U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is home to many of the best high schools in the nation and state, according to recent rankings by U.S. News & World Report. In all, 14 BCPS high schools received gold, silver or bronze medals in the 2015 Best High Schools national ranking.
BCPS national gold medal recipients are Cypress Bay High School, Pompano Beach High School and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The nine high schools receiving national silver medals are Nova High School, Fort Lauderdale High School, West Broward High School, Western High School, Cooper City High School, McFatter Technical High School, J.P. Taravella High School, Flanagan High School and Atlantic Technical High School. In addition, Broward Virtual School and Dillard High School received a bronze medal national ranking. See BCPS high schools national and state rankings below:
U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Medal State Rank National Rank
Cypress Bay High School Gold 15 206
Pompano Beach High School Gold 16 260
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Gold 30 461
Nova High School Silver 42 622
Fort Lauderdale High School Silver 67 892
West Broward High School Silver 71 944
Western High School Silver 80 1053
Cooper City High School Silver 81 1072
McFatter Technical High School Silver 97 1427
J.P. Taravella High School Silver 98 1440
Flanagan High School Silver 103 1521
Atlantic Technical High School Silver 105 1555
Broward Virtual School Bronze N/A N/A
Dillard High School Bronze N/A N/A

The U.S. News & World Report rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 99 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 135 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit browardschools.com, follow us on Twitter @Browardschools, like us on Facebook @ facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free Broward County Public Schools mobile app.