According to US News 2016 Best High Schools List – View full list here
Delcastle, Howard, and St. Georges each earned Bronze medals in the 2016 annual ranking of best high schools by US News magazine. Two other schools, Sussex Tech and Lake Forest, also earned bronze. Among the Delaware schools recognized, there are two gold medal schools and four silver medal schools in addition to the five bronze medal schools. All three schools have been named bronze winners in past years, with Howard earning the most consecutive years on the top list.
The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools are awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they prepare students for college.