On Saturday night, the Permian High School Class of 2021 took to the stage at graduation, and a recently released poll gives an interesting perspective on what the honor could mean for PHS graduates.
AcademicInfluence.com ranked Permian High School as # 48 among its 50 most influential public high schools in the United States for 2021.
To this extent, school rankings are based on influencers associated with the school, with faculty and alumni taken into account. It uses artificial intelligence and data technology to track influence and map relevant connections between people and institutions, according to a press release.
AcademicInfluence.com has used this ranking method for colleges, but the look at the influence of high schools is relatively new. Based on their analysis, ranked schools display higher concentrations of influencers associated with them. Influence comes in many forms, making it a unique ranking of high schools. For Permian, names like former US Congressman Mike Conaway, Texas Rep Brooks Landgraf and former NFL first-round pick Roy Williams are some of the names that populate the AcademicInfluence.com roster.
Learn more about the company’s methodology at https://academicinfluence.com/about/methodology?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2021_q2