U.S. News Best High Schools Rankings

The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings include data on nearly 24,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Nearly 18,000 schools were ranked on six factors based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.  These factors include: Mathematics Proficiency, Reading Proficiency, Science Proficiency, Advanced Placement Enrollment, Advance Placement Proficiency, and Graduation Rate. 

Freeport High School, Paxton High School, South Walton High School, and Walton High School were all recognized as BEST High Schools by U.S. News and World Report.  We are proud of our high schools for their continued excellence and accolades to include again obtaining this recognition.  Thank you for all or your effort and hard work to make the Walton County School District great!  #EPIC 4wRd