Local Schools Rank in Newsweek’s Top 5,000 STEM High Schools for 2020
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX – Several local high schools have been ranked in Newsweek’s Top 5,000 STEM High Schools in America for 2020.
STEM, an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, is a program designed to prepare students to succeed in the workplace of the future. Newsweek partnered with STEM.org to analyze data and rank America’s best STEM high schools.
Below are the high schools divided by area:
|The John Cooper School||407||90.48||Private|
|The Woodlands High School||917||83.02||Conroe|
|College Park High School||1063||80.54||Conroe|
|The Woodlands Preparatory School||1294||77.23||Private|
|The Woodlands Christian Academy||1655||71.62||Private|
|iSchool High – Woodlands||4661||25.71||Charter|
|Oak Ridge High School||4117||34.21||Conroe|
|Tomball Memorial High School||1671||71.47||Tomball|
|Rosehill Christian School||2583||57.48||Private|
|Concordia Lutheran High School||2833||53.64||Private|
|Tomball High School||3996||35.92||Tomball|
|Providence Classical School||2679||55.91||Private|
|Klein Oak High School||2748||54.95||Klein|
|Klein Collins High School||3339||45.93||Klein|
|Frassati Catholic High School||3475||44.00||Private|
|Klein High School||3476||43.99||Klein|
|Magnolia High School||4695||25.10||Magnolia|
STEM.org Educational Research™ (SER)’s methodology in creating the rankings included several factors. The organization has developed a proprietary scoring logic utilizing the latest in regression analysis that takes into consideration a broad set of quantitative and qualitative data inputs, collected from Q2 2015 – Q3 2019. The purpose was to determine which primary/secondary institutions in America best offer students experiences in STEM —as defined by the Congressional Research Service — while preparing them for post-secondary outcomes. Additional factors including affluence and median household income were taken into consideration in compiling the rankings.
STEM.org is the longest continually-operating, privately-held STEM education research and credentialing organization in America. Since 2001, its leadership has assisted with key initiatives that have been critical to the overall growth and proliferation of the movement, including early work on the 2005 STEM Congressional Caucus. Its team demonstrates the best in pedagogics / andragogics, supporting the world’s top brands, organizations and thousands of educators globally. For more information, visit STEM.org.
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