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These Are The Top 10 Public High Schools in Each New England State

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    U.S. News and World Report has released its annual ranking of the nation's top high schools.

    Only two public schools in New England -- Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone, Maine and Boston Latin in Boston, Massachusetts -- cracked the top 100 on the new list.

    Schools were given medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.

    Here's a look at the top public schools in each New England state, along with their national rankings:


    1. Darien High School, Darien (National Rank #150)

    2. Weston High School, Weston (National Rank #169)

    3. Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc., Hartford (National Rank #285)

    4. Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield (National Rank #317)

    5. Connecticut IB Academy, East Hartford (National Rank #321)

    6. New Canaan High School, New Canaan (National Rank #342)

    7. Staples High School, Westport (National Rank #361)

    8. Simsbury High School, Simsbury (National Rank #404)

    9. Wilton High School, Wilton (National Rank #424)

    10. Academy of Aerospace and Engineering, Windsor (National Rank #435) 


    1. Maine School of Science and Mathematics, Limestone (National Rank #2)

    2. Cape Elizabeth High School, Cape Elizabeth (National Rank #369)

    3. Yarmouth High School, Yarmouth (National Rank #459)

    4. Falmouth High School, Falmouth (National Rank #517)

    5. Greely High School, Cumberland (National Rank #1,136)

    6. Wells High School, Wells (National Rank #1,227)

    7. Camden Hills Regional High School, Rockport (National Rank #1,439)

    8. Scarborough High School, Scarborough (National Rank #1,499)

    9. Orono High School, Orono (National Rank #1,720)

    10. Boothbay Region High School, Boothbay Harbor (National Rank #1,725)


    1. Boston Latin School, Boston (National Rank #33)

    2. Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough (National Rank #157)

    3. Sturgis Charter Public School, Hyannis (National Rank #216)

    4. Lexington High, Lexington (National Rank #255)

    5. Boston Latin Academy, Dorchester (National Rank #264)

    6. Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton (National Rank #266)

    7. Dover-Sherborn Regional High, Dover (National Rank #288)

    8. The Bromfield School, Harvard (National Rank #334)

    9. Belmont High, Belmont (National Rank #413)

    10. Manchester Essex Regional High School, Manchester (National Rank #417)


    1. Academy for Science and Design, Nashua (National Rank #108)

    2. Hopkinton High School, Contoocook (National Rank #972)

    3. Sunapee Sr. High School, Sunapee (National Rank #1,012)

    4. Hollis-Brookline High School, Hollis (National Rank #1,117)

    5. Windham High School, Windham (National Rank #1,132)

    6. Hanover High School, Hanover (National Rank #1,171)

    7. Bedford High School, Bedford (National Rank #1,390)

    8. Moultonborough Academy, Moultonborough (National Rank #1,409)

    9. Oyster River High School, Durham (National Rank #1,475)

    10. Lebanon High School, Lebanon (National Rank #1,769)


    1. Classical High School, Providence (National Rank #168)

    2. Barrington High School, Barrington (National Rank #189)

    3. East Greenwich High, East Greenwich (National Rank #655)

    4. North Kingston Sr. High, North Kingstown (National Rank #1,204)

    5. North Smithfield High School, North Smithfield (National Rank #1,845)

    6. Chariho High School, Wood River Junction (National Rank #1,892)

    7. Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth (National Rank #1,893)

    8. Exeter-West Greenwich Regional, West Greenwich (National Rank #2,188)

    9. South Kingstown High, Wakefield (National Rank #2,556)

    10. Paul Cuffee Charter School, Providence (National Rank #2,566)


    1. Stowe Middle/High School, Stowe (National Rank #275)

    2. Mt. Mansfield Union High School, Jericho (National Rank #606)

    3. South Burlington High School, South Burlington (National Rank #926)

    4. Lake Region Union High School, Orleans (National Rank #1,425)

    5. Craftsbury Schools, Craftsbury Common (National Rank #1,451)

    6. Colchester High School, Colchester (National Rank #1,476)

    7. Middlebury Union High School, Middlebury (National Rank #1,885)

    8. Proctor Junior/Senior High School, Proctor (National Rank #1,949)

    9. Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg (National Rank #2,064)

    10. Milton Senior High School, Milton (National Rank #2,113)

    You can see all of the high school rankings here.

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