Two area high schools made U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best high schools in the state.
Dunlap Community High School in Dunlap was ranked 62nd of Illinois’ 677 high schools. Richwoods High School in Peoria came in at 75th.
The magazine reviewed more than 29,000 public high schools to create the rankings. Only 177 Illinois schools made the list.
Nationally, Dunlap ranked 1,520 and Richwoods ranked 1,831, which puts them in the top 13 percent of the rankings.
as reported by the Peoria Journal Star on May 13, 2015