All three high schools in the Littleton Public Schools district were ranked among the top 25 best public high schools in the Denver area, according to a Denver Business Journal story published Oct 3, 2018. Of the 53 high schools reviewed in the metro area, Arapahoe High School was ranked 9th, Heritage High School was ranked 17th and Littleton High School was ranked 19th. The rankings were based on information gathered by schools and neighborhood website Niche.com.
Niche.com ranked 23,769 public high schools nationally, with 493 in Colorado. School rankings were based on five weighted categories:
The Niche organization is headquartered in Pittsburgh and compiles its ranking of public high schools based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data and ratings collected from millions of Niche users. The same methodology is used to produce the Overall Niche Grade for each ranked school as well as additional schools. Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, as self-reported by the schools.
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois ranked No. 1 in the U.S.
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