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Mendon and Sutherland High Schools Ranked Top High Schools in Rochester

In the recently released U.S. News and World Report’s “Best High Schools” rankings, Mendon High School (MHS) and Sutherland High School (SHS) ranked in the number one and two spots, respectively, among Rochester area high schools. To determine the rankings, more than 17,600 nationally-ranked high schools were evaluated at the national, state and local level on a variety of factors including math, reading and science state assessment scores; college-readiness as demonstrated by scores on college-level (Advanced Placement) exams; and graduation rates.

“These rankings are a clear indication of the success our students achieve through hard work and dedication as well as the level of expertise and commitment our teachers and staff demonstrate to make sure every student has the support needed to reach their goals,” said Superintendent Michael Pero.

Of the 17,680 U.S. public high schools ranked, MHS and SHS landed among the top 2% of U.S. public high schools with Mendon at #261 and Sutherland at #349. At the New York State level, MHS was #30 and SHS was #46 out of 1,198 ranked NYS high schools. Both schools were among the top 250 STEM – science, technology, engineering and math - schools in America.