<strong>The Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology</strong> was ranked No. 17 in the country by<strong> The Washington Post </strong>as one of <strong>"America's Most Challenging High Schools."</strong> The charter school founded in 2007 is located in Lawrenceville.
<strong>St. Andrews</strong>, a private college preparatory school in Savannah, was ranked No. 18 on The Washington Post list.
The Washington Post ranks 1,900 high schools using a formula that includes the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduatated that year (<strong><a href="http://apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/schools/2014/list/national/" target="_blank">The Washington Post</a></strong>).
<strong>To read more about "America's Most Challenging High Schools" in the Washington Post, please click <a href="http://apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/schools/2014/list/national/" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</strong>
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