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U.S. News Best High Schools in 2012

Original post made by dublinmike on May 8, 2012

Congrats to the Dublin school district.

But, we ALL know that the Tri-Valley schools should receive a slap on the back for job well done.

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Comments (12)

Posted by Prof, a resident of Bridle Creek
on May 8, 2012 at 11:29 pm

Dublin HS should not be ranked #12 in the nation. Stats are skewed. Student population listed as 496, in reality they have 1600 students. Only 39 students in 12th grade? Impossible. Student teacher ratio of 7:1 not accurate.

Posted by ptown Lover, a resident of Amador Estates
on May 9, 2012 at 1:09 am

how come dublin school is ahead of foothill and amador?

Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger, a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on May 9, 2012 at 7:16 am

Any chance this is Valley Continuation High School . . . the student numbers seem more likely.

Posted by sybil, a resident of Birdland
on May 9, 2012 at 8:25 am

The article says there's 26 kids in the senior class?! Web Link

That cannot be correct. We are talking about Dublin public high school, right, not Village private school? There's something very wrong with this story and the stats, although it's nice for Dublin residents to take pride in their schools and think they can outperform Pleasanton schools.

Posted by sybil, a resident of Birdland
on May 9, 2012 at 8:31 am

sorry, meant Valley Christian, not Village and certainly not DHS.

Posted by Mike Cheney, a resident of Downtown
on May 9, 2012 at 12:12 pm

I would have to agree that the numbers seem to lead me to believe they are looking at Valley Christian High School.

Posted by Been There, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 9, 2012 at 2:27 pm

US News made a mistake with another high school, according to its principal:

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That school was ranked #13 but all the data was wrong.

Posted by dublinmike, a resident of Dublin
on May 9, 2012 at 9:55 pm

dublinmike is a registered user.

After reading comments on PW, my original hypotheses have been proven correct. Rather that Pleasanton people say "right on Dublin!" you locals state "how come dublin school is ahead of foothill and amador?" Another writer states: "US News made a mistake with another high school,..."

Sad, P-Town. What's wrong about giving others the high-five?

I usually sign off by saying "Cheers." Not tonight...

Posted by Patriot, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 9, 2012 at 10:06 pm


US News made a mistake. The report was wrong. Didn't you get the memo? To compliment Dublin's school district for something they didn't accomplish would be an insult.

Posted by Been There, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 9, 2012 at 10:12 pm

I would be happy to give a high five to anyone doing well.

But the data was wrong.

There are no sour grapes here.

Embarrassing for US News but the Truth is the Truth.

Posted by Nancy s., a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 10, 2012 at 8:20 pm

There is problem with the poll. They have dublin listed 12th in the nation based on stats that it has a 7:1 student to teacher ratio. This is not correct. They are more like 28:1. The same mistake was made with the school from henderson nv that came in 13th. They actually publicly announced that the stats USN&WR were erronious.

Posted by Lisa, a resident of Laguna Oaks
on May 11, 2012 at 6:17 am

I went to Dublin High personally and I assure you the stats quoted are dead wrong. It's funny if there is high giving going on when former students like me know the truth and just laugh.

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