High Is One of State's Top 14 'Dreamschools'

Somerville High School ranked higher than Belmont High School and Bedford High School, but lower than schools like Cambridge Rindge and Latin and Boston Latin.

Of course, for most families, not all criteria are the same. Some may be interested MCAS math scores, some in college readiness and some in diversity.

For instance, when it comes to diversity, Somerville High School did well, ranking number 14 in the state.

In other areas, Somerville High School lagged behind: 44 percent of students had four-year college plans, compared to 92 percent in Belmont. In another comparison, 68.7 of Somerville students scored a 3, 4 or 5 on AP tests, compared to 94.1 percent in Belmont.

News that Somerville High School was a top-15 "Dreamschool" came a few weeks after the school saw

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