U.S. News & World Report came out with its rankings of the nation's best high schools Tuesday, and in Stone Mountain, and had admirable results.
Stephenson received a silver "medal" in the magazine's national rankings. The school came in at 35 in the state, 1,799 nationally. Though it did not rank nationally, Redan received bronze medal recognition. Stone Mountain High School was unranked.
DeKalb County schools with the highest rankings were Chamblee Charter High School (ranked eighth in Georgia, 406 nationally) and Lakeside High Schoo (ninth in Georgia, 517 nationally).