States with the best high schools

POSTED: 11:41 AM Apr 28 2014   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 02 2015

The states with this year's top-performing high schools in the country may surprise you.

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With back to school time in full swing, you may be wondering just how good are the schools we are sending our students back to this fall? To find the answer, click on to see the 25 states ranked as having the best high schools, according to the 2015 Best High Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report.