5 local schools in report's Top 10

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 10:40 a.m.

Five Northwest Arkansas schools were named top 10 in the state in the U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools rankings on Tuesday.

Haas Hall Academy was ranked first in the state and 115th in the nation in the report. Bentonville was ranked second in the state. Rogers Heritage High school was ranked third and Rogers High School was ranked seventh. Eureka Springs was ranked eighth.

The rankings are primarily based on overall state test scores, high scores for disadvantaged students, and high participation in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate exams.