Eight SVVSD schools among top 32% in nation, according to U.S. News ranking

Eight St. Vrain Valley School District schools ranked among the top 32% on a list of high schools in the United States compiled by U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday.
 
The rankings are based on a variety of criteria, including graduation rate, math and reading proficiency, college readiness, and how low-income, black and Latino students perform on state assessments, according to a news release.
 
Twin Peaks Charter Academy, Niwot High School, Silver Creek High School, Lyons Middle/Senior High School, Erie High School, Mead High School, Longmont High School and Skyline High School all made it onto a list of almost 17,792 schools in the nation.