LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Numerous Jefferson County Public School high schools were recognized for their evenhanded and rigorous efforts to educate students in a recent U.S. News & World Report analysis.
The release ranked JCPS against more than 18,000 high schools across the nation. 11 schools were recognized for test results, college and career readiness nationwide. Within the state of Kentucky, JCPS had four of the top five ranked schools and six of the top ten.
"Our students and staff work tirelessly toward college and career readiness every day. It is rewarding to see that hard work and dedication being recognized nationally," said JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens. "I am confident that through the strategies outlined in our Strategic Plan: Vision 2015, these schools and others will continue to see improvement in student achievement."