Special Report

Best Public High School in Every State

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1. Alabama
> High school: Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School
> Students: 499
> Student-teacher ratio: 14:1
> Avg. SAT score: 1,360
> Median household income in district: $44,985

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Source: Courtesy of Mat-Su Career & Tech Education High School via Facebook

2. Alaska
> High school: Mat-Su Career & Tech Education High School
> Students: 582
> Student-teacher ratio: 16:1
> Avg. SAT score: 1,160
> Median household income in district: $74,887

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Source: Courtesy of BASIS Charter Schools, Inc.

3. Arizona
> High school: Basis Scottsdale
> Students: 1,081
> Student-teacher ratio: 11:1
> Avg. SAT score: 1,470
> Median household income in district: $80,306

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Source: Courtesy of Haas Hall Academy

4. Arkansas
> High school: Haas Hall Academy
> Students: 344
> Student-teacher ratio: 16:1
> Avg. SAT score: 1,340
> Median household income in district: $41,158

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5. California
> High school: Henry M. Gunn High School
> Students: 1,896
> Student-teacher ratio: 16:1
> Avg. SAT score: 1,410
> Median household income in district: $140,744

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