Fremd High School Earns Spot on U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best High Schools’ List

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silver_best_high_schoolsFremd High School was recognized as one of the top high schools in Illinois.

U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools” list ranked FHS as one of the top schools in Illinois and the country. Awarded with a silver medal, the school is ranked No. 31 in Illinois, and overall No. 688 in the nation.

“This recognition is an acknowledgement that our District’s goals are appropriately focused on providing rigorous academic experiences for our students,” said Fremd High School Principal Kurt Tenopir. “Fremd is fortunate to serve a community that values and prioritizes a quality education.”

To compile the rankings, U.S. News & World Report teamed with RTI International, a global nonprofit social science research firm. The publication’s website states RTI implemented the U.S. News comprehensive rankings methodology, which is based on these key principles: that a great high school must serve all of its students well, not just those who are college bound, and that it must be able to produce measurable academic outcomes to show it is successfully educating its student body across a range of performance indicators.

Overall, 19,753 total public high schools across the country were eligible for ranking.

For more information on the methodology, please visit the website here.