Two local high schools earned places among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News World Report. The report surveyed 21,776 high schools in the nation and ranked the best with a gold, silver or bronze badge. Fewer than 6,000 California high schools made the cut.
Benjamin Holt Preparatory Academy and Lodi High School both earned a bronze ranking. Both are Lodi Unified School District schools.
Benjamin Holt is a member of the Aspire family of charter schools with an enrollment of fewer than 600 students and an API score of 891. Lodi High enrolls more than 2,000 students with a total API score of 791.