MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International School has won ACT’s national College and Career Transition Award for high schools.
Rufus King is the only high school in the nation to receive the award, which was announced Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C.
Ranked among the best high schools in Wisconsin in 2013 by both U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post, Rufus King was nominated for the award by Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers. The six states partnering with ACT for its inaugural College and Career Readiness Campaign were invited to nominate schools.
Schools are nominated by states to recognize “exemplary college and career readiness efforts” as they work to ensure students possess the knowledge and skills to enroll and succeed in college-level coursework at colleges and universities.