WESTPORT — Staples High School and neighboring Weston High School were recently ranked in a U.S. News & World report as some of the top schools in the nation and state of Connecticut.
Weston High was ranked second in the state and No. 169 in the nation, while Staples was ranked seventh in the state and No. 361 in the nation, up 33 spots from last year. Rankings are determined based on each school’s performance on state-required tests, graduation and how well they prepare students for college, according to the report.