Friday, January 23, 2015

Best Public High Schools in the Portland (OR) Metro Area

Best Public High Schools ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly.

The top five were:

1 Riverdale High School Portland, OR

3 Camas High School Camas, WA
4 West Linn High School West Linn, OR

5 Lakeridge High School Lake Oswego, OR

To see the whole list click HERE

An additional 834 schools received a grade but were not eligible for ranking. The list includes magnet, charter, and online schools. For more information, read the full methodology by clicking HERE.

Study: Oregon No. 1 US moving destination

Oregon was the No. 1 destination for U.S. movers in 2014, according to an annual study by United Van lines.
About 38 percent of the people moving to The Beaver State did so because they got new jobs. Retirement led to 29 percent of the inbound moves.
Rounding out the Top 5 states that saw more inbound than outbound moves were South Carolina, North Carolina, Vermont and Florida.
The study showed that residents are increasingly leaving the Northeast. The Top two states for outbound moves were New Jersey and New York, followed by Illinois.
To see the original article click HERE