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Local charter school scores high on national rankings

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 22 2014 11:27:37 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 22 2014 12:25:43 PM CDT
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A local high school is making the grade on a national scale.

U.S. News and World Report teamed up with the American Institutes for Research to rank the best public high schools in the country.

Nearly 20,000 schools were ranked based on reading and math scores, college readiness and test scores of disadvantaged students.

The Lehigh Valley Regional Academy Regional Charter School, located at 1560 Valley Center Parkway in Bethlehem, came in at number 701 nationally and number 13 in Pennsylvania.