Grays Harbor Schools Named Among Best in Nation
2 Grays Harbor schools have been recognized by the US News and World Report among the most outstanding high schools in the nation.
The news magazine evaluated more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards and how they prepared students for college.
Superintendent Mike Parker told KXRO that Hoquiam High School received a bronze medal. The magazine shows that 91% of students are proficient in reading, while 90% are proficient in writing.
Oakville also received a bronze medal. They are the only other Grays Harbor school to be nationally ranked.
The magazine used data from the 2010-2011 school year.