UNDATED -- U.S. News is out with their annual "Best High Schools" list. In the state of Minnesota, they rank the Math and Science Academy in Woodbury as the best high school, followed by Nova Classical Academy Upper School in St. Paul at #2, and Eastview Senior High in Apple Valley at #3.

Sartell is the highest ranked high school in central Minnesota with a #20 ranking.

Central Minnesota high school rankings:
#20 - Sartell
#57 - Sauk Rapids-Rice
#132 - St. Cloud Technical
#174 - Becker
#179 - Kimball
#181 - Apollo
#197 - ROCORI
#207 - Melrose
#210 - Royalton
#227 - Holdingford
#278 - Foley
#283 - Albany

U.S. News ranked the schools based on six categories, including College Readiness, Graduation Rates, Math and Reading Proficiency, Math and Ready Performance, Underserved Student Performance, and College Curriculum Breadth.

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