Local High Schools Listed Among America's Best

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    A dozen San Diego schools made Newsweek's list of the best high schools in the United States.

    Among those receiving recognitions were the Preuss UCSD charter high school, which was placed at 16th on the list. Other schools that ranked high were:

    San Diego High School for International Studies (82)
    Torrey Pines High School (124)
    Canyon Crest High School (Encinitas, 197)
    University City High School (308)
    Westview High School (Poway, 259)
    San Pasqual High School (Escondido, 276)
    La Jolla High School (327)
    Point Loma (331)
    La Costa Canyon High School (Carlsbad, 332)
    Bonita Vista (Chula Vista, 397)
    Rancho Bernardo High School (403)
    Eastlake (Chula Vista, 477)
    Patrick Henry High School (San Diego, 459)
    Scripps Ranch (536)
    Mira Mesa High School (544)
    San Dieguito (Encinitas, 629)
    Serra High School (633)
    Mount Carmel High School (654)
    El Camino (Oceanside, 713)
    Oceanside (854)
    Carlsbad High School (887)
    Clairemont High School (1,078)
    Escondido High School (1,216)
    Otay Ranch (Chula Vista, 1,259)
    Lincoln High School (1,521)
    Crawford Community Health and Medical Practices (CHAMPS, 1,587).

    "This is an outstanding achievement for our students, our teachers and administrators, and our schools," interim SDUSD superintendent Bill Kowba said. "Excellence in education, no matter the challenges, is what's important."

    There are nearly 30,000 high schools in the country, according to Newsweek. The magazine lists the top 1,623 high schools