WARREN,NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School has been ranked No. 11 on New Jersey Monthly's list of top 100 public high schools in the state published in the September issue. The last time the list came out, in 2014, WHRHS was ranked No. 50.
The rankings are based entirely on data reported by the schools to the state Department of Education, according to NJ Monthly.
According to New Jersey Monthly's Ken Schlager, "A new factor in the chart is student participation in visual and performing arts classes."
Following No. 1 Chatham on the list of the top 100 schools listed are: 2-West Windsor-Plainsboro North. 3-Kinnelon. 4-Millburn. 5-Haddonfield Memorial. 6-Livingston. 7-Holmdel. 8-Westfield. 9-West Windsor-Plainsboro South. 10-Glen Rock 11-Watchung Hills Regional. 12-Montgomery. 13-New Providence. 14- Ridge. 15-Princeton. 16-Randolph. 17-Mountain Lakes. 18-Summit. 19-Gov. Livingston. 20-Park Ridge.
For non-subscribers, the issue hits the newsstands Aug. 30, and the full list of 337 ranked high schools will be available on NJMonthly.com starting Sept. 1.
Earlier in August, WHRHS Ranked Among the Nation's Best In Newsweek's 2016 List..