Two Baton Rouge schools ranked in the top 10 of a ranking of the nation's high schools from U.S. News and World Report.
Oak Mountain and Spain Park high schools also ranked in the top 20 previous year.
The publication ranks Pine View School in Sarasota County Schools as the top high school in the state.
International Studies Charter High ranked third in the state (26th overall), and International Studies Preparatory Academy ranked seventh (62nd overall).
Middle College did not receive a numerical ranking in the U.S. News list because the magazine does not evaluate students who take college classes, WCCUSD said.
For the second year in a row, the No. 1 school in the country is BASIS Scottsdale.
DeKalb School of the Arts in Avondale Estates placed 75th on the list. The grade 7-12 school was also ranked higher than any other school in the Inland Empire.
Academy for Academic Excellence in Apple Valley was the next highest ranking school in the High Desert. Ridgefield High School, Wilton High School, and Weston High School were awarded Gold standard, while Newtown High School, and Joel Barlow in Redding were awarded a Silver medal. Tiebreakers determined the ranks of schools achieving the same CRI.
Top-performing high schools received gold, silver and bronze medals, with gold medals indicating the greatest level of college readiness.
The report recognized 72 Colorado schools as among the best high school schools, including 11 gold medal schools, 31 silver medal school and 30 bronze medal schools.
The rankings put three SMSD schools - SM East at number three, SM South at number 9 and SM Northwest at number 10 - among the top 10 in the state.