The U.S. News & World Report has ranked Jackson High School and Hoover High School among the top 50 high schools in Ohio.

Two Stark County school district have been named among the top 50 high schools in Ohio.

As part of its 2017 Best High Schools list, the U.S. News & World Report has ranked Jackson High School 35th in the state and 956th in the nation and Hoover High School as 50th among Ohio schools and 1,227th in the nation.

The schools were rated based on student performance on state tests, student participation in advanced placement or international baccalaureate programs, and student performance on college-level exams. The report examined 886 high schools in Ohio and awarded 19 of them with gold medals, 143 of them with silver medals and 222 of them with bronze medals.

Other Stark County schools scoring among the top 100 schools in Ohio were Louisville High (60th) and Lake High (97th). All four of the local schools received silver medals, as did GlenOak High School.

The top-ranked school in Ohio is Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati. It ranked 47th nationally.

To see the rankings, visit: https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/ohio/rankings