Settings

Home Site
Notification
Push Notifications
Contact Us
Tarrytown-SleepyHollow Daily Voice serves Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown

Menu

Tarrytown-SleepyHollow Daily Voice serves Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown

Nearby Towns

schools

Irvington High School Ranks Among "Most Challenging" In The Nation

Irvington High School was named one of the "most challenging" schools in the nation by The Washington Post.
Irvington High School was named one of the "most challenging" schools in the nation by The Washington Post. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger

IRVINGTON, N.Y. – Irvington High School is considered one of the most challenging high schools in the country, according to The Washington Post’s “Most Challenging High Schools” of 2013 listing.

Out of more than 2,000 public and private high schools nationwide, Irvington was listed as the No. 237 most challenging school

Of the New York high schools that made the list, Irvington was ranked as the 17th most challenging. The school was the third-highest ranking in Westchester County, with Bronxville High School ranked as the 6th most challenging school in New York and Rye High School ranked as the 10th most challenging school in New York.

The rankings are based on each school’s index score. These scores are determined by the number of college-level tests given at a school each year and divided by the number of seniors who graduated that same year, the Post explains.

Nationwide, American Indian Public Charter in Oakland, Calif., was rated as the No. 1 most challenging school. In the state, Connecticut IB Academy in East Hartford ranked at No. 1.

To see the full list of schools that made the cut, click here.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Tarrytown-SleepyHollow Daily Voice!

Serves Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.