Tuesday, August 22, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
New rankings out by Niche, a national education website, are getting a lot of attention from media outlets across the country.
According to its website, Niche’s 2018 Best Public High Schools ranking “is based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users.”
You can click here to read more about the company’s database. Niche has a different ranking for private high schools.
In addition to rankings, Niche also assigned the schools and school districts it ranked with grades. To search the Niche database of grades and rankings, click here.
Click on the links below for more information on a school and/or district’s ranking(s) and grade:
- Bellwood District 88
- Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89
- Lindop Elementary District 92
- Proviso Township High Schools District 209
- Proviso Math and Science Academy
- Proviso East High School
- Proviso West High School
Loyola ranked among top 3 hospitals in state
Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood was recently ranked in the 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings as third among 212 Illinois hospitals. Six specialties at Loyola garnered national rankings:
- Cardiology and Heart Surgery (18th)
- Pulmonology (32nd)
- Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (36th)
- Nephrology (36th)
- Orthopaedics (39th)
- Urology (39th)
In a statement, Larry M. Goldberg, Loyola’s president and CEO, said that the hospital system is “proud to be recognized as one of the best hospitals in Illinois and nationally in six specialties for our care of the most complex and challenging cases.”
“We recognize quality rankings in healthcare play a vital role when consumers choose providers,” he said.
According to the statement, the U.S. News rankings “incorporate measures such as patient volume, nursing staffing levels, patient survival, advanced technology and hospital reputation based on a nationwide physician survey.”
Read the complete statement from Loyola here. VFP