Early College at Guilford Rated Top High School in NC
The Early College at Guilford, a partnership between Guilford College and Guilford County Schools, has been ranked No. 1 among North Carolina high schools by The Daily Beast and The Washington Post.
Founded in 2002, The Early College at Guilford is the state’s oldest early college high school. Students take honors and advanced placement courses in the ninth and 10th grades, and college courses in grades 11 and 12.
The Daily Beast considered graduation rate; college enrollment rate; Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests taken per student; average AP, IB and AICE scores; AP courses offered per student; and average SAT/ACT scores.
The Washington Post ranked schools based on the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and other college-level tests divided by the number of graduating seniors.
The Business Journal reported on the new rankings in a May 22 post. The school also has been covered recently by the News & Record, which posted a gallery of photographs from the its May 10 graduation.