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Mira Costa is in the top 1% of high schools nationally!

Mira Costa’s Newsweek ranking is 341. This list is only for the top 500 in the Nation and is based on college readiness, graduation rate, and the percentage of college bound students. For more information click here: http://www.newsweek.com/high-schools/americas-top-high-schools-2015

Mira Costa’s US News ranking is 375 and received Gold medal distinction. This list ranks all of the high schools nationally and is based on academic performance on AP and state standardized testing, and access to advanced classes. The ranking also includes a gold, silver or bronze medal that relates achievement to college readiness. For more information click here: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/national-rankings

Additionally, Mira Costa wants to congratulate all of the South Bay schools for making the list of top performing high schools on both lists. It is awesome that no matter where you live in the South Bay, your student can get a top-notch education. Here are the other rankings and again, great job to everyone!


PV Peninsula – 72

Palos Verdes – 236

Mira Costa - 341

West Torrance – 379

South Torrance – 458

Redondo Union – 475

El Segundo – 488


US News:

PV Peninsula – 202 (Gold)

El Segundo – 289 (Gold)

Mira Costa – 375 (Gold)

Palos Verdes – 391 (Gold)

Redondo Union – 765 (Silver)

West Torrance – 1,009 (Silver)

South Torrance – 1,113 (Silver)