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MSA named nation's third-best middle school

Woodbury's Math and Science Academy ranked #3 middle school on list of 50 best middle schools.

Woodbury's Math and Science Academy has earned yet another top ranking. 

MSA was named  No. 3 on list of the top 50 middle schools in the United States. 

The top 50 middle schools were slected based on several factors including: academic exccellence, National Assessment of Education Progress scores, state assessment scores, received awards and rankings, geographical diversity and reputation.

The top ranked middle school is the Community Day Charter School in Lawrence, Mass. Stowe Middle School in Stowe, Vt., was ranked No. 2. 

MSA, which is a charter school, opened in 1999 and serves grades 6 to 12 with an emphasis on math and science.

Read the full article here. bills itself as "a leading resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree."

Amber Kispert-Smith

Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.

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