FAU's A.D. Henderson University School Ranked Second In America For K-5

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School has been ranked the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and the No. 11 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools.

Henderson is also ranked the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School in Florida and No. 2 Best Public Middle School in Florida. Florida Atlantic University High School was ranked second for Best Public High School in Florida.

Niche examines thousands of K-12 schools across the United States and ranks them based on a variety of factors, including test scores, student-teacher ratio and reviews from students and parents. For example, Henderson received an A+ in the administration, academics, diversity, college prep, food, and health and safety categories.

"The entire A.D. Henderson & FAU High School community is extremely proud of this recognition from Niche," said Sherry Bees, principal/director of A.D. Henderson & FAU High School. "We continually take steps to position our students and school for the greatest success, and, for that success to be recognized by a third-party organization such as Niche is truly powerful."

Niche uses reviews, surveys and the most up-to-date data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to compare, score and connect data points to analyze schools. For the complete list of the 2021 Best Schools in America rankings, visit www.niche.com/k12/rankings/.

About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU's world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU's existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

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