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Best Minnesota High Schools- Brainerd Tops Local List At #69

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U.S. News is back with their yearly “Best High Schools” list. In  Minnesota, the Math and Science Academy in Woodbury is ranked as the best high school, followed by Nova Classical Academy Upper School in St. Paul at #2,  Eastview High in Apple Valley is the top public school at #3.

Brainerd is the highest ranked high school in the Lakes Area with a #69 ranking.

North Central Minnesota high school rankings:

#69- Brainerd

#158 Pine River- Backus

# 200 Aitkin

#222- Pequot Lakes

#226- Crosby-Ironton

#229- Pillager

Area schools not listed fell into the lumped #283-416 range.

BHS has 90 full-time teachers. Students have an 89% graduation rate, a total enrollment of 1,862 and a 21:1 student:teacher ratio.

Brainerd ranked #3,867 in the National Rankings.