US News & World Report Ranks Academica—Serviced Schools Among Florida’s Best 2019 High Schools

US News & World Report Ranks Academica—Serviced Schools Among Florida’s Best 2019 High Schools

Academica Congratulates International Studies Charter High School for being ranked the top charter high school in Florida

Miami, FL – April 30, 2019– US News & World Report ranked ISCHS as Florida’s best Charter High School for 2019. The International Studies Charter High School (ISCHS) awards dual diplomas — American and European. Students learn in English, Spanish, Italian, and French. It ranked as America’s 11th Best Charter High School and also ranked as Florida’s 4th Best High School. Earning a 100% college-readiness score, ISCHS prepares students for advanced studies. Founded in 2004, ISCHS partners with Spain, Italy and France.

Academica is one of the nation’s most successful charter school service organizations. It supports ISCHS as well as 11 of the Top 100 Best High Schools in Florida. Twenty-five Academica-serviced schools received 2019 Best High School rankings. Of those schools, 23 in Florida, one in Nevada and one in Texas.

Two Doral Academy charter high schools ranked in the Top 50 High Schools in Florida. Two Mater Academy high schools also ranked in the Top 50, as did Somerset Arts Conservatory and Somerset Academy High School in Pembroke Pines.

US News & World Report studied 23,000 public high schools in all 50 states and DC to rank the best. The rankings focus on college readiness using student performance in six categories. They are results on AP and IB exams, math and reading scores, and success with low-income and minority students. Although charter high schools represent 10% of the country’s 26,000 public high schools, they comprise 23% of the top 100 public high schools. Within the top 5 percent of ranked schools, more than 18 percent are charter schools.

Below is a list of Academica serviced charter schools ranked among U.S. 2019 Best High Schools.

Florida
International Studies Charter High School / #4

Little Havana / MDCPS

#11 in Charter High Schools #41 in National Rankings

College Readiness Index Rank #1 (tie for first) Graduation Rate 98%
Total Minority Enrollment 76%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 96%

Doral Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy / #15 Doral / MDCPS

#37 in Charter High Schools #146 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 99%
Total Minority Enrollment 95%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 49%

Doral Academy Charter High School / #22 Doral / MDCPS

#53 in Charter High Schools #208 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 98%
Total Minority Enrollment 93%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 58%

Somerset Arts Conservatory/ #31
Pembroke Pines/ Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)

#97 in Charter High Schools #419 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 100%
Graduation Rate Rank #1 (tie)
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 82%

Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 31% Mater Academy Charter High / #35

Hialeah Gardens / MDCPS

#112 in Charter High Schools #541 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 97%
Total Minority Enrollment 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 81%

Mater Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy / #37 Hialeah Gardens / MDCPS

#130 in Charter High Schools #669 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 100%
Graduation Rate Rank #1 (tie)
Total Minority Enrollment 98%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 76%

Somerset Academy Charter High / #42 Pembroke Pines / BCPS

#156 in Charter High Schools #820 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 100%
Graduation Rate Rank #1 (tie)
Total Minority Enrollment 89%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 42%

Mater Academy Lakes High School / #51 Miami / MDCPS

#184 in Charter High Schools #1,013 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 99%
Total Minority Enrollment 95%

Total Economically Disadvantaged 74% Somerset Academy Charter High School / #63

Homestead / MDCPS

#199 in Charter High Schools #1,130 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 97%
Total Minority Enrollment 93%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 79%

Mater Academy East Charter High School / #65 Little Havana / MDCPS

#201 in Charter High Schools #1,137 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 93%
Total Minority Enrollment 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 91%

City of Hialeah Education Academy / #82 Hialeah / MDCPS

#236 in Charter High Schools #1,555 in National Rankings

Graduation Rate 97%
Total Minority Enrollment 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 84%

iMater Preparatory Academy High School

Hialeah / MDCPS

#101 in Florida High Schools #268 in Charter High Schools #1,898 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 90%

Total Minority Enrollment 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 25%

Cornerstone Charter Academy High School

Belle Isle/ Orange County Public Schools

#154 in Florida High Schools #360 in Charter High Schools #2,996 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 97%

Total Minority Enrollment 51%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 34%

College Preparatory Academy of the Treasure Coast

Port St. Lucie / St. Lucie County

#161 in Florida High Schools #376 in Charter High Schools #3,179 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 95%

Total Minority Enrollment 54%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 43%

Pinecrest Preparatory Academy Charter High School

Miami / MDCPS

#173 in Florida High Schools #392 in Charter High Schools #3,448 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 95%

Total Minority Enrollment 95%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 23%

Somerset Academy Canyons High School

Boynton Beach / Palm Beach County Public Schools

#245 in Florida High Schools #499 in Charter High Schools

#5,293 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 96%
Total Minority Enrollment 49%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 8%

Somerset Academy Charter High School Miramar Campus

Miramar / BCPS

#263 in Florida High Schools #531 in Charter High Schools #5,751 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 97%

Total Minority Enrollment 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 69%

Somerset Academy Charter High School South Homestead

Homestead / MDCPS

#337 in Florida High Schools #664 in Charter High Schools #8,101 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 97%

Total Minority Enrollment 89%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 82%

Ben Gamla Preparatory Charter High School

Hollywood / BCPS

#343 in Florida High Schools #673 in Charter High Schools #8,268 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 83%

Total Minority Enrollment 49%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 61%

Somerset Preparatory Academy Charter High at North Lauderdale

North Lauderdale / BCPS

#415 in Florida High Schools #817 in Charter High Schools #10,645 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 97%

Total Minority Enrollment 96%

Total Economically Disadvantaged 90%

SLAM – Sports Leadership of Miami Charter High School

Little Havana / MDCPS

#448 in Florida High Schools #910 in Charter High Schools #11,978 in National Rankings Graduation Rate 96%

Total Minority Enrollment 96%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 86%

Key West Collegiate School / Somerset Island Preparatory

Key West / Monroe County Public School

#12,935-17,245 in National Rankings #468-555 in Florida High Schools #972-1,760 in Charter High Schools

Mater Virtual Academy Charter Middle/High School

Virtual School

#12,935-17,245 in National Rankings #468-555 in Florida High Schools #972-1,760 in Charter High Schools

Nevada
Somerset Academy of Las Vegas
North Las Vegas
#66 in Nevada High Schools
#820 in Charter High Schools
#10,673 in National Rankings
Total Minority Enrollment 51%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 17%

Texas
Brooks Academy of Science and Engineering San Antonio
#623 in Texas High Schools
#625 in Charter High Schools
#7,546 in National Rankings
Total Minority Enrollment 93%
Total Economically Disadvantaged 69%

 

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