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Pretty sure signs that you’re a parent or grandparent are as follows:

If when you turn on the television it defaults to SpongeBob SquarePants.

If you have a stray Goldfish snack cracker in a car seat.

If you have toys in at least four rooms of your house.


US News and World Report ranked all 469 of Oklahoma’s public high schools from number one Booker T. Washington in Tulsa down to unranked high schools like Wapanucka. Wanette was also unranked with a 35 percent graduation rate.

Oklahoma high school students are assessed via the College and Career Readiness Assessments, which include either the SAT or ACT for math, English language arts and writing, and separate science and U.S. history assessments.

Students are required to complete 23 academic units to graduate from high school, including a half-unit in Oklahoma history, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Education.

The top ranked high school in this area was Maysville coming in at No. 20 with a 100 percent graduation rate.

Purcell topped McClain County coming in at No. 81 with a 91 percent graduation rate.

Lexington was No. 118 with a graduation rate of 93 percent.

Blanchard came in at No. 125 with a 92 percent rate.

Pauls Valley was ranked 135 with a 91 percent rate.

Washington came in at 137 with a 97 percent rate.

Newcastle came in at No. 179 with a 94 percent rate.

Noble was No. 184 with an 86 percent rate.

Bridge Creek, Dibble, Lindsay and Wayne were all lumped into the 211-396 rankings.

Bridge Creek’s graduation rate is 87 percent, Dibble’s is 89 percent, Lindsay is 93 percent and Wayne is 87 percent, all according to US News and World Report.


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