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Local Schools Ranked on 2021 Best High Schools in the Nation

Eight Cumberland County high schools have earned high national and metro-area rankings in the 2021 Best High Schools rankings, which U.S. News & World Report recently released.
By earning a national ranking in the top 40 percent, the following schools achieved status as a U.S. News Best High School and have gained eligibility to display a U.S. News-trademarked 2021 Best High Schools award “badge:”
Cumberland Polytechnic High School*
Massey Hill Classical High School
Cross Creek Early College School
Jack Britt High School
Reid Ross Classical High School
Pine Forest High School
Cape Fear High School
Cumberland International Early College High School
Here is the updated U.S. News listing for Cumberland County Schools detailing each school's ranking:
*Formerly named Howard Health & Life Sciences High School