SMITHVILLE — Smithville High School received a top ranking by U.S, News & World Report on the “2019 Best High Schools” list.
The publication's Best High School rankings include data on more than 23,000 public high schools in the country. More than 17,000 schools were ranked on six factors based on performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.
In the state of Missouri, Smithville High School ranked second of 291 Missouri schools honored on the list.
“This recognition confirms what we have known all along,” Superintendent Todd Schuetz said. “We have a strong academic program with a talented staff that excel at supporting students. We are also blessed with a supportive community that entrusts us with some pretty awesome kids.”