Mt. Spokane joins Lewis & Clark and Ferris as schools recognized in the Spokane region. Statewide the list includes 28 high schools.
America's Most Challenging High Schools uses a simple ratio ranking index formula: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year.
Click here to read Washington Post Columnist Jay Matthew's article and see the list of schools across the nation who were recognized.