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Can you guess which Richmond high schools were ranked ‘Best in Virginia’?


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Two high schools in Richmond Public Schools (RPS) were ranked the best in Virginia.

According to , Open High School and Richmond Community High School have been acknowledged as two of the best high schools in the Commonwealth.

The report shows that Open High School earned first place out of the rankings for Richmond-metro and third place out of the 329 high schools in Virginia that were ranked.

Richmond Community High School received second place in the Richmond-metro area and eighth place amongst all the Virginia high schools.

Data from the ranking includes information on almost 25,000 public high schools in 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, that’s according to U.S. News and World Report.

There were near 17,660 schools that were ranked on six performance based factors regarding state assessments and how they prepare students for college, which were:

  • Readiness for college
  • Profiency in Reading and Math
  • Performance in Reading and Math
  • Student performance
  • College curriculum
  • Graduation rates

To check out national and state rankings, visit ‘s website.