Century High School in Rochester has been named among America's best high schools, according to a Newsweek survey. It was ranked 210 out of 500 top schools in its ability to turn out college-ready students. Schools were evaluated against a yardstick comprised of six major components: graduation rate, college matriculation rate, AP tests taken per graduate, average SAT/ACT scores, average AP/1B/AICE scores and AP scores offered.
Century was among nine Minnesota schools to make the list. Edina, Mahtomedi, Lakeville North, Eden Prairie, St. Louis Park Senior, Andover, Apple Valley and Simley were other top-ranked Minnesota high schools.