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Dedham High School Ranked 42nd in the State, Awarded Silver Medal

The ranking and award came from U.S. News and World Report's list of best high schools across the state and the nation.

Dedham High School is the 42nd best high school in Massachusetts, according to a new report from U.S. News and World Report

In addition, the school was given a silver medal, classifying the Dedham school as a high-performing school with lower college readiness than those that earned a gold medal.

On a four-point scale, Dedham scored a 3.5 (89 percent) in proficiency in math, which is higher than the state average, and a 3.2 (87 percent) in proficiency in English, which is near the state average.

The 12:1 student-teacher radio was also near the state average. 

The high school earned a college readiness score of 28.7, which was near the state average. The score is measured on a scale that goes up to 100 and is created based on the amount of 12th graders that took and passed AP exams.

Click here to see Dedham High School's full profile. To see how other schools in the area did, see the spreadsheet below.

School State Rank Medal Student/Teacher College Readiness Math(Avg. Proficiency) English(Avg. Proficiency) Sharon 14 Gold 14:01 56 3.8 3.7 Dedham 42 Silver 12:01 28.7 3.5 3.2 Mansfield 43 Silver 16:01 28.5 3.6 3.5 Foxborough Unranked None 13:01 24.6 3.5 3.4 Stoughton Unranked None 13:01 23.6 3.2 3.3 Canton Unranked None 14:01 26.9 3.5 3.4 Attleboro Unranked None 15:01 26.7 3.2 3.2 Norton Unranked None 20:01 42.6 3.5 3.3 Oliver Ames(Easton) Unranked None 15:01 42.3 3.5 3.3 King Philip Unranked None 17:01 33.8 3.4 3.4 Walpole Unranked None 14:01 27.3 3.5 3.5 Norwood Unranked None 14:01 17.4 3.3 3.3 Case(Swansea) Unranked None 13:01 19.5 3.3 3.2 Seekonk Unranked None 14:01 25.5 3.2 3.4

The following schools were also ranked nationally:

Sharon 270 Dedham 1229 Mansfield 1239

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