The Best High Schools for Athletes Methodology
|Parent/Student Surveys on Sports||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding sports at the school.||Self-reported by Niche users||50.0%|
|Total High School Enrollment||Total number of students enrolled in grades 9-12.||National Center for Education Statistics*||20.0%|
|K12 Sports Championships||Total number of sports championships won by a school.||Source Varies by State||10.0%|
|Number of Sports||Number of interscholastic sports offered at the school.||Civil Rights Data Collection*||10.0%|
|Boys Athletic Participation||Measure of boys participating in an interscholastic sport.||Civil Rights Data Collection*||5.0%|
|Girls Athletic Participation||Measure of girls participating in an interscholastic sport.||Civil Rights Data Collection*||5.0%|
The same methodology is used to produce the Sports Grade for each ranked school as well as additional schools. Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, as self-reported by the schools. Niche also collects data directly from schools via their Niche Partner Account. If you work for a school and would like to update your data, please claim your school.
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