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Bellevue Tops the Best High Schools of 2016 (Top 100 List).

School and neighborhood ranking site Niche recently released its ranking of Washington’s best high schools of 2016, culling from state and SAT test scores, student and parent surveys and graduation rates, among several other factors.   Eastside Schools top the list, with Garfield and Roosevelt in Seattle ranking top 10.  The top 100 schools (HERE).

The greatest weight was given to academics, which makes up half of each school’s grade. The academic score given to each school is influenced by statistics and surveys completed by students, alumni and parents.

Scores were also awarded for: health and safety; parent and student surveys; student culture and diversity; teachers; resources and facilities; extracurriculars and activities; resources and facilities; and sports and fitness.


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Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 3X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital who once participated weekly in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”