South Washington County Schools

Woodbury High School recognized in Newsweek’s Top High Schools 2014

Woodbury High School has been ranked 45 in the nation in Newsweek’s list of Top High Schools in 2014. Woodbury High School earned this ranking with a college readiness score of 97%, 79.4% of students going to college, and a graduation rate of 94.4%. In Minnesota, Woodbury High School ranked second of the nine schools in the state that made the list of 500 high schools in the nation.

“I am very proud of the work that our staff throughout the district do to make sure that every student succeeds,” said Keith Jacobus, Superintendent of South Washington County Schools. “The culture of caring coupled with an expectation for academic rigor and high levels of achievement is always evident at Woodbury High School, of which this recognition is a great example.”

“Woodbury High School has a strong tradition of academic excellence. It is an honor to be recognized on a state and national level for the things we do each day,” added Sarah Sorenson-Wagner, Woodbury High School Principal. “We work hard to ensure that all students are prepared to successfully transition to postsecondary education or employment. I am so proud of the students and staff at Woodbury High School; they make this school such a special place for all students to succeed.”

Information on how schools were ranked for this report is available here.