What Makes a School Smart?

Smart schools use technology in every part of the learning process. The theory is that when students graduate, most jobs available will use technology. Students might as well be comfortable with it. Business Insider looks at the best high schools in America.

They ranked the smartest high school in America as Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Annadale, Virginia.

Video Source

The average SAT scores ranged from 2220 – 2280. This school had the best-rated science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM program in the United States.

Smart schools like Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology can teach students that have to be absent from the classroom. By using the Internet, students do not miss classes. They do not have to frantically try and catch up on missed lessons.

Teachers in smart schools can craft better lessons since they can use interactive assignments or add videos to online lesson plans. Technology makes it easier for teachers to not only attract a student’s attention but keep it.

With school budgets being slashed all of the time, smart schools are also smarter in ways to save schools money. There is no need to buy paper or books. Since the curriculum changes constantly, new textbooks do not have to be purchased every year.