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15 best U.S. high schools

POSTED: 1:12 PM Apr 24 2013   UPDATED: 1:16 PM Apr 24 2013

These high schools are tops when it comes to quality public education, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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U.S. News & World Report evaluated more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia to compile its annual list of the best U.S. high schools. Awards were based on state proficiency standards and how well the schools prepare students for college. Here are the Top 15:

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