U.S. News & World Report ranks BHS as one of the top high schools in Oklahoma

posted Apr 19, 2016, 9:24 AM by District Webmaster   [ updated Apr 19, 2016, 9:29 AM ]

In its 2016 rankings of the best high schools in the nation, U.S. News & World Report ranked Bartlesville High School among the top ten in Oklahoma. Other schools in the group include those in metropolitan suburbs with high socioeconomic status and schools in the two Oklahoma cities with comprehensive research universities.

Their news release states, “The Best High Schools rankings evaluate data on more than 21,500 public high schools to identify which schools are best at preparing students for college and careers.”

 RankHigh School District, its poverty rate, and defining characteristics% of students who are economically disadvantaged
1North  Edmond; 8%
OKC suburb with high socioeconomics
2MemorialEdmond; 8%
OKC suburb with high socioeconomics 
3NormanNorman; 18%
Home of the University of Oklahoma
4Jenks Jenks; 9%
Tulsa suburb with high socioeconomics
5Will Rogers CollegeTulsa; 23% 
Students required to participate in postsecondary coursework at TCC, etc.
6Bartlesville Bartlesville; 17%
Former HQ of Phillips Petroleum Company 
7Owasso Owasso; 7%
Tulsa suburb with high socioeconomics 
8Westmoore Moore; 9%
OKC suburb with high socioeconomics 
 Eisenhower Lawton; 19%
Home of Fort Sill army base
10  StillwaterStillwater; 31%
Home of Oklahoma State University