States with the best high schools

POSTED: 10:41 AM PDT Apr 28, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 28, 2014 

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

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A state-by-state breakdown of the 2014 Best High Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report shows that Maine and California are this year's leading performers, with 22.2 percent of eligible schools earning gold and silver medals. Check out the other top-performing states:

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