Both Receive Bronze Awards from U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News and World Report released its annual list of the Best High Schools and both Salina Central and South high schools are included. Over 20,000 public high schools across the country including 311 in Kansas were reviewed. Of the Kansas schools in the 2018 rankings, 19 received silver medals and 20 received bronze medals.
Dr. James Hardy, superintendent, stated, “Having both Salina Central High and Salina South High recognized nationally is a testament to our community that supports and values its public schools. It is with great pride that we congratulate our administration, staff and our students.”
High schools were evaluated on student performance in reading and math, performances by underserved students, graduation rates and college-readiness, according to U. S. News & World Report. Kansas rankings can be viewed here.