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Three Cobb high schools have made the list of top high schools in Georgia, according to rankings from U.S. News and World Report. Marietta High School has also ranked in the top 100.

Walton High School was ranked fourth, Lassiter High School 10th and Pope High School 20th on the list of top 20 schools.

Allatoona, Harrison, Hillgrove, Kennesaw Mountain and Wheeler high schools placed among the top 50, and Kell, McEachern, North Cobb and Sprayberry high schools made the cut for top 100. Marietta High School was ranked No. 100 on the list.

The U.S. News rankings include data on nearly 24,000 public high schools in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The scorecards for Cobb included six high schools with ratings of 90 or above out of a possible 100.

Those schools include Allatoona, Harrison, Hillgrove, Lassiter, Pope, and Walton.

The U.S. News rankings include public schools, as well as charter, magnet, and science, technology, engineering and math-focused schools.

Walton is also ranked at No. 149 in the nation among STEM schools and 51st among the nation’s charters. Walton is among the top 200 best overall high schools in the nation.

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George Sandru

Great performance from these schools. Unfortunately, Cobb County's school board has a ranking of negative three!

Dazzle Faddy

And if those three had their way there would be NO Cobb schools on this list.

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