Local High Schools Recognized

September 28, 2022

By News Director Jared Atha

Merritt High School, among others, has been recognized as an institution that excels at preparing students to enroll and succeed in college.

According to GreatSchools.org, the schools receive the College Success Award and is determined by available data in each state.

Now in its fifth year, the GreatSchools College Success Award recognizes 1,742 public high schools across the country that excel at helping students enroll and succeed in college.

90 of those schools are in Oklahoma.

According to their website, award-winners are determined by a methodology that evaluates school-level data on college preparation, college enrollment, and college performance.

Along with Merritt, other high schools in the area recognized included Arapaho-Butler, Leedey, Mangum, Cordell, Vici, Taloga, Mt. View – Gotebo, Thomas – Fay – Custer, Navajo, Hobart, Hydro – Eakly, Duke, Altus and Weatherford.

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