US News and World Report annually evaluates schools through sophisticated metrics and recognize the best high schools in the United States. In their 2015 recognition, LAAAE earned a Bronze Medal. For more information on our school’s recognition, visit http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/california/districts/los-angeles-unf/los-angeles-academy-of-arts–enterprise-charter-91743.
US News and World Report indicates that they reviewed 29,070 US high schools. Largely due to incomplete data sets, only 19,753 of those high schools were able to be fully evaluated to determine ranking or recognition. The full methodology for US News and World Report is found at http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/articles/how-us-news-calculated-the-rankings
Los Angeles Unified School District has 249 high schools (including charters). Only 86 of us, received gold, silver, or bronze recognition. More information on the local awards is found at http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/california/districts/los-angeles-unf-106440?int=9aed08