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BRHS Ranks 108 in the U.S.A. by Newsweek

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School was ranked the 108th best high school in the United States in Newsweek’s annual survey.

According to the district website, this puts the high school in the top half of the top 1 percent of high schools in the country, and the school is up eight spots from the 2015 survey.

Newsweek ranks schools in the country based on college readiness, graduation rate and percentage of students who are college bound.

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BRHS ranked with an 83.6 percent for college readiness and a 100 percent graduation rate. A total of 97.8 percent of students are college bound, according to the survey.

In the area, Bernards High School ranked No. 88, Ridge High School ranked No. 71, Hillsborough High School ranked No. 217 and Watchung Hills Regional High School ranked No. 131.

For more information, check out the survey at http://www.newsweek.com/high-schools/americas-top-high-schools-2016.

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