Posted by Debra Worley - email
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Newsweek magazine has released it's annual top 1,500 nationally ranked high schools, and two from the area made the cut.
South Brunswick High School in Southport is ranked 896 out of about 30,000 high schools in America.
This is the fifth year in a row that the school has been ranked in the top 1,000 nationwide.
The index is a formula based on the number of AP tests taken divided by the number of graduating seniors.
New Hanover High School also made the list, coming in at 973.
To see the complete list of schools, click here. (*Note: there is a typo on the SBHS listing, should read NC not NJ)