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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Murray Among Top 10 Kentucky High Schools

An annual listing of the best high schools in the country has ranked Murray High School the tenth-best in Kentucky. 

U.S. News and World Report gives Murray High School a silver medal in their 2017 rankings, noting the school’s 98% graduation rate. The school also has a 41 on the College Readiness Index - based on AP test participation and scoring.

Murray is the only school in far west Kentucky in the top 20. McCracken County High School came in at 24 and Hopkinsville High School ranked 30th.

Dupont Manual High School in Louisville came in first in the commonwealth.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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