CROWN POINT | U.S. News & World Report has awarded Crown Point High School with a Silver Medal and ranks it in the top 4 percent in the nation and 5 percent in the state.
Teamed up with American Institutes for Research based out of Washington, D.C., U.S. News evaluated more than 31,200 public high schools.
It looked at student demographics, overall student performance on state exams and Advance Placement and International Baccalaureate tests to evaluate how well schools prepared students for college.
The 2014 Best High Schools rankings help parents identify standout schools in their state, as well as those excelling nationally.
This award comes after The Washington Post named Crown Point High School among the elite 7 percent in the nation: America's Most Challenging High Schools 2014 for the second year in a row.
The report identifies schools that are working hardest to challenge students and prepare them for college and careers.