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Bridgewater-Raritan High School Ranks 48th in the State by US News and World Report

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School has ranked 48th best high school in New Jersey, according to the recent rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

Nationally, the high school is No. 1052 in the rankings, and has earned a silver medal.

According to the report, schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college.

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The school, according to the report, has a graduation rate of 95 percent, with a college readiness index of 43.1, based on Advanced Placement exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one of the tests. The index determines which medals are awarded to top-performing schools.

According to the report, there is a 46 percent participation rate on the advanced placement tests, and a 92 percent passing rate on at least one test.

The report says the district is 54 percent proficient in English and 20 percent proficient in mathematics.

All data used in the rankings is based on the 2014-2015 school year.

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