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Detroit Lakes High School Earns Prestigious National Ranking as a U.S. News Best High School

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Detroit Lakes High School (DLHS) has been recognized as one of the nation’s top high schools, achieving a significant milestone in educational excellence. According to the latest rankings released by U.S. News, DLHS has secured a place in the top 40% of high schools nationwide, earning it the title of a U.S. News Best High School. In addition to its national recognition, DLHS has also distinguished itself at the state level, ranking in the top 8% of all public high schools in Minnesota. This achievement reflects DLHS’s commitment to providing high-quality education and preparing students for success in college and beyond. The Principal expressed pride in the school’s accomplishment, attributing it to the dedication and hard work of the entire school community, including teachers, staff, students, and parents. He also highlighted DLHS’s focus on academic rigor, student engagement, and extracurricular opportunities as key factors contributing to its success. The U.S. News rankings are based on various factors, including student performance on state assessments, graduation rates, and college readiness. DLHS’s achievement is a testament to its excellence in these areas and its commitment to providing students with a well-rounded education. To view the full rankings and learn more about Detroit Lakes High School’s achievement, visit the U.S. News website .