Fairport High School (FHS) is among the best in the state and nation, according to the annual Best High School rankings published today by U.S. News and World Report. FHS ranked 69th out of 1,149 public high schools in New York, and 558th out of over 21,000 public high schools nationally from 49 states and the District of Columbia.
Based on national rankings, U.S. News designated the 4,805 highest-scoring schools as gold, silver or bronze; the top 500 schools received gold medals, the next 1,790 received silver, and 2,515 received bronze. FHS received a silver medal.
Principal Joe Fantigrossi said he appreciates that U.S. News and World Report has recognized the persistence, dedication, and talent of the students and staff at FHS.
“This is about not just our success at Fairport High School, but about the commitment of our entire district and local community to high quality teaching and learning,” he said.
The rankings are designed to capture how well high schools educate all of their students and prepare them for college-level work, according to a news release from U.S. News.
“We look forward to continuing to build on this foundation as we ensure each student graduates from our district with the necessary skills to be ready for the next steps in his/her life,” said Fantigrossi.
Fairport High School, of Fairport Central School District, serves students in grades 10-12 with an enrollment of 1,648. To learn more about FHS’s ranking, visit www.fairport.org/usnews.