Six of the top 10 high schools in the state are here in Southern California.
USNews.com has the full list.
An LA County High School is ranked the best in the state.
Whitney High School in Cerritos is ranked No. 1 in California — and the 14th best performing public high school nationwide.All told, more than a half-dozen public high schools here in Southern California has some big-time bragging rights.
Oxford Academy in Cypress was ranked the second best school in the state.
US News and World Report says Hawthorne Math and Science Academy is the 11th best-performing public high school in California.
Hawthorne Superintendent Helen Morgan says it's a campus where students wear uniforms.
Schools are ranked for college readiness, based on graduation rates and state test scores.