Newsweek magazine just released its list of the top high schools in America by evaluating how well they prepare students for college, and how they overcome obstacles posed by socioeconomic inequality.
Five Bay Area schools made the top 100:
25th place: Piedmont High
38th place: Lynbrook high in San Jose
40th place: Monta Vista High in Cupertino
87th place: Redwood High in Larkspur
Aragon High in San Mateo rounded out the top 100.