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Two local high schools were recently added to an elite and exclusive list of high schools ranked as the top 20 best high schools  according to a report by U.S. News and American Institutes for Research.

Over 20,000 public high schools in 49 states and D.C. were analyzed throughout the country, and two were awarded locally, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology located in Alexandria, and George Mason High School in Falls Church.

All high schools listed were recognized primarily for state proficiency standards, and how well they prepared students for college.

Check out the full list of high schools, here.

 

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