Natick High was named the 37th best school in the Greater Boston area in the September issue of Boston Magazine on criteria including graduation rate, number of AP classes and percent of students who advance to college.
"George Recck, director of the Math Resource Center at Babson College, calculated the mean scores for each category and then ranked the districts based on a weighted average of each school data point’s difference from the mean,' Boston Magazine representitives said.
The school was judged against 230 other High Schools in the area. Topping the list was Weston High, sporting a student to teacher ratio of 10.6 and advancing 98 percent of its students to college.
Only schools within the I-495 boundary were included, the article said.