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U.S. News & World Report ranks Perrysburg, Ottawa Hills among best high schools in Ohio

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Two northwest Ohio high schools were named some of the best in the state by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday.

Ottawa Hills High School ranked number 18 in the report. U.S. News & World Report says the district's student to teacher ratio is 16 to 1, 48 percent of twelfth graders passed Advanced Placement exams, 95 percent were proficient on state math tests and 98 percent were proficient in state reading tests.

Perrysburg came in at number 63 on the list. The report says Perrysburg has an 18 to 1 student to teacher ratio, 27 percent of the district's twelfth graders passed Advanced Placement tests, 93 percent were proficient in state math tests and 96 percent were proficient in state reading tests.

"This award is a testament to the great educators and students in Perrysburg Schools, from Kindergarten to 12th grade," said Michael P. Short, Ed.D., Principal, Perrysburg High School. "At graduation, we see the culmination of thirteen years of rigorous and compassionate education. We are very proud of the team we have here as well as our students' performance."

See the full list from US News & World report here: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/ohio/rankings?schooltypepublic=y&schooltypemagnet=y&state=OH&schooltypecharter=y

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