COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Two high schools sailed to the top of the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Rankings for public schools in the Columbus area on Tuesday: Bexley High School and Grandview Heights High School.

And Bexley High School also became the fourth-best high school in the state of Ohio, the ranking said.

U.S. News scores high schools for college readiness (30%), college curriculum breadth (10%), state assessment proficiency (20%), state assessment performance (20%), underserved student performance (10%), and graduation rate (10%).

Top-ranked Columbus-area schools in the U.S. News ranking were:

  1. Bexley High School, Bexley
  2. Grandview Heights High School, Grandview
  3. Dublin Jerome High school, Dublin
  4. Olentangy High School, Lewis Center
  5. Granville High School, Granville
  6. Orange High School, Lewis Center
  7. Columbus Alternative High School, Columbus
  8. Olentangy Liberty High School, Powell
  9. Upper Arlington High School, Upper Arlington
  10. New Albany High School, New Albany

Top-ranked Ohio schools in the U.S. News ranking were:

  1. Ottawa Hills High School, Toledo
  2. Walnut Hills High School, Cincinnati
  3. Wyoming High School, Wyoming, Ohio
  4. Bexley High School, Bexley

Bexley High School was the only Columbus-area school to make the state’s top ten public schools. However, there were four schools from Cincinnati on the U.S. News top-ten list.