Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases its list of best high schools in America. This year, Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) was ranked second overall in Missouri and #239 nationally, rising from last year’s national ranking of #363. Click here for additional information.
In Missouri, 495 high schools were ranked, with LHWHS being the highest-ranked non-selective public school and coming in second overall behind Metro Academic and Classical High School, a magnet school of St. Louis Public Schools. In the next three public school spots were Clayton High School, Eureka High School (Rockwood), and Kirkwood High School.