Study: These are the 10 best high schools in North Carolina

Posted May 17, 2018 12:35 p.m. EDT
Updated May 17, 2018 12:40 p.m. EDT

Early College of Guliford

— recently released a report ranking the "Top 10" high schools in North Carolina.

The study looked at 582 high schools in 159 school districts across the state.

Schools were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals based on their graduation rates and college readiness. The leading school was The Early College at Guilford, which scored 100 percent in both categories.

Schools in Raleigh and Chapel Hill were also represented.

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold, silver or bronze medal. The "Top 10" high schools were:

  1. The Early College at Guilford (Greensboro)
  2. Raleigh Charter High School (Raleigh)
  3. Woods Charter (Chapel Hill)
  4. Philip J. Weaver Ed Center (Greensboro)
  5. Thomas Jefferson Class Academy (Mooresboro)
  6. East Chapel Hill High (Chapel Hill)
  7. Lake Norman Charter (Huntersville)
  8. STEM Early College at N.C. A&T (Greensboro)
  9. Chapel Hill High (Chapel Hill)
  10. School of Inquiry and Life Sciences (Asheville)

View the complete study online.