Myers Park High School was opened in 1951 and has been constantly upgraded, improved and expanded so far that has allowed it to become one of the best schools in the state. The prestigious independent source Newsweek Magazine has repeatedly praised its work:
According to The Ranking of America's High Schools, which evaluated 1950 similar institutions, Myers Park High School also ranked among the top representatives.
Myers Park High School participates in the Nacel Open Door F-1 Public School Program, an international program aimed at providing foreign students with opportunities to study in US government institutions in the High School program. The peculiarity of this course is the comprehensive, constant support of foreigners: the curators understand well that many children for the first time have left their country for themselves and for long, and strive to provide them with the most comfortable and convenient conditions. The Nacel program has been working successfully for over 10 years, hundreds of students have participated in it - only now about 500 students are involved in it, many of whom decided to repeat or extend the previous course. Such useful services are offered free of charge and on an ongoing basis: