Best by State

May 16, 2005
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Best by State

Here are the top schools from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia (for more on them go to ~ States listed alphabetically ~

1 Hoover (Ala.)

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2 Service (Anchorage)

3 Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.)

4 Fayetteville (Ark.)

5 Long Beach (Calif.) Poly

6 Cherry Creek (Greenwood Village, Colo.)

7 Daniel Hand (Madison, Conn.) 8 St. Mark's (Wilmington, Del.)

9 St. Thomas Aquinas

(Fort Lauderdale) 10 Parkview (Lilburn, Ga.) 11 Punahou (Honolulu, Hawaii) 12 Bishop Kelly (Boise, Idaho)

13 New Trier (Winnetka, Ill.)

14 Carmel (Ind.)

15 Iowa City

16 Bishop Miege (Shawnee Mission, Kans.)

17 St. Xavier (Louisville)

18 West Monroe (La.) 19 Bangor (Maine)

20 DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) 21 Brockton (Mass.)

22 Marquette (Mich.) 23 Edina (Minn.)

24 Tupelo (Miss.) 25 St. Joseph's (St. Louis)

26 Capital (Helena, Mont.)

27 Lincoln (Neb.) Southeast

28 Green Valley (Henderson, Nev.)

29 Manchester (N.H.) Central

30 Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.)

31 La Cueva (Albuquerque)

32 St. Anthony's (South Huntington, N.Y.)

33 East Chapel Hill (N.C.)

34 Red River (Grand Forks, N.D.)

35 St. Ignatius (Cleveland)

36 Jenks (Okla.)

37 Jesuit (Portland, Ore.)

38 North Penn (Lansdale, Pa.)

39 La Salle (Providence)

40 Bishop England (Charleston, S.C.)

41 Stevens (Rapid City, S.D.)

42 Baylor (Chattanooga, Tenn.)

43 Highland Park (Dallas)

44 Mountain View (Orem, Utah)

45 Essex (Essex Junction, Vt.)

46 Brentsville District (Nokesville, Va.)

47 King's (Seattle)

48 St. John's (Washington, D.C.)

49 Parkersburg (W.Va.)

50 Arrowhead (Hartland, Wis.)

51 Campbell County (Gillette, Wyo.)