Three Northwest Arkansas high schools are among the best secondary schools in the nation, according to a ranking released today by U.S. News & World Report.
The publication identified Haas Hall Academy in Fayetteville as the nation’s 115th best high school among 21,000 schools in the U.S. It means Haas Hall is among the top 1 percent of all high schools in the nation.
Bentonville High School (No. 759 nationally) and Rogers Heritage High School (No. 938) also rank among the best 1,000 schools.
Haas Hall is a public charter school with 280 students. Bentonville High School and Rogers Heritage High School are far larger with enrollments of 3,500 and 2,100 students, respectively.
The nation’s best secondary school is School for the Talented and Gifted, a 240-student facility that’s part of the Dallas Independent School District in Texas.
While the three Northwest Arkansas schools are among the top 1,000 on the U.S. News & World Report ranking, other Northwest Arkansas schools are in the top 10 percent of the nation’s 21,000 high schools. They are Rogers High School (No. 1,304), Eureka Springs High School (No. 1,363), Prairie Grove High School (No. 1,929) and Lincoln High School (No. 1,955).
To review a full list of where U.S. News & World Report ranks Arkansas secondary schools, click on this link.