U.S. News and World Reports has released its annual high school rankings, and for the first time in at least four years my old school Great Neck South (61) is ranked below Mission San Jose (36).
The rankings have always been BS (It’s really just a measure of AP classes) but this year’s methodology must be especially faulty.
The magazine probably forgot to credit us for giving rise to Talia Shire of Rocky fame. Her older brother Francis Ford Coppola went to Great Neck North, as did comedian Andy Kaufman, shoe designer Kenneth Cole and Olympic figure skating gold medalist Sarah Hughes.
Mission sent Kristi Yamaguchi out into the world along with quite a few b-list jocks.