The Daily Beast/Newsweek has published a list of some of the best schools in America, and Salem is represented on its list.
A total of 21 Massachusetts schools made the list, including Sturgis Charter Public School in Hyannis (ranked 46); Malden's Mystic Valley Regional Charter School (ranked 122); Lynnfield High School (ranked 726) and Melrose High School (ranked 832).
Schools on the list were "the ones that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads," according to the publication.
The list was based on criteria ranging from school administrators to graduation rates and test scores.
To check out the full list, including statistics on each school, click here.