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Local Schools Rank in Newsweek’s Top 5,000 STEM High Schools for 2020

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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.

 

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Below are the high schools divided by area:

THE WOODLANDS

SchoolRankScoreSchool
District
The John Cooper School40790.48Private
The Woodlands High School91783.02Conroe
College Park High School106380.54Conroe
The Woodlands Preparatory School129477.23Private
The Woodlands Christian Academy165571.62Private
iSchool High – Woodlands466125.71Charter

 

OAK RIDGE

SchoolRankScoreSchool
District
Oak Ridge High School411734.21Conroe

 

TOMBALL

SchoolRankScoreSchool
District
Tomball Memorial High School167171.47Tomball
Rosehill Christian School258357.48Private
Concordia Lutheran High School283353.64Private
Tomball High School399635.92Tomball

 

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SPRING

SchoolRankScoreSchool
District
Providence Classical School267955.91Private
Klein Oak High School274854.95Klein
Klein Collins High School333945.93Klein
Frassati Catholic High School347544.00Private
Klein High School347643.99Klein

 

MAGNOLIA

SchoolRankScoreSchool
District
Magnolia High School469525.10Magnolia

 

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.

 

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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.

Newsweek is a nationally recognized premier news magazine and website that has been bringing high‐quality journalism to readers around the globe for over 85 years. Newsweek provides the latest news, in‐depth analysis, and ideas about international issues, technology, business, culture, and politics. Learn more at Newsweek.com.

Sources: Newsweek, STEM.org

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