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BRHS Named to List of Top High Schools in U.S.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School has been named the 118th best high school in the nation, according to a new list from “Newsweek.” 

According to the information compiled by the magazine, the school has 93.3 percent retention rate.

The average SAT score is 1683, the average ACT score is 24.8 and the average advanced placement test score is 4.08.

Also according to the magazine, the graduation rate is 98.3 percent, with 95 percent of students college bound.

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The magazine states that it assesses schools based on a broad range of data to determine which do the best job of preparing students for college. A star next to a school’s name indicates that it helps low-income students score at or above the average on state assessments.

BRHS earned that star from the magazine.

Also making the list were Ridge High School at No. 37, Bernards High School at No. 70 and Watchung Hills Regional High School at No. 142.

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