Torrey Pines, Canyon Crest make Newsweek’s top 200 high schools list

Torrey Pines High and Canyon Crest Academy ranked in the top 200 schools in the newly released Newsweek magazine compilation of 1,600 top American schools.

Torrey Pines came in at 124 and Canyon Crest at 197.

Preuss School UCSD, ranked No. 16, is a college preparatory high school on the UCSD campus that aims to equip disadvantaged children with skills to excel at the university level. It is the highest-ranking San Diego County school in Newsweek

The school is a charter school within the San Diego Unified School District. Its goal is to provide a rigorous college prep education for motivated low-income students aiming to become the first in their families to graduate from college.

San Diego High School for International Studies rated number 89.

Oxford Academy, in the Orange County suburban community of Cypress, is the highest-rated Southern California school. It ranked number 11.

Newsweek compiles the annual list based on the number of Advanced Placement classes, and on standardized test scores.

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  5. NCL’s Del Norte Chapter honors 21 high school seniors

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