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    These are the best high schools in the Boston area, according to US News & World Report

    Boston Latin School, as pictured in 2016.
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    Boston Latin School, as pictured in 2016.

    Somewhat unsurprisingly, Boston Latin School was rated the top high school in the Boston area by US News & World Report, receiving top marks in a new list released Wednesday.

    The new rankings, which list the best high schools by metropolitan area, is based on the Boston area as defined by the US Census, which apparently stretches as far north as Rochester, N.H., as far south as Plymouth, and as far west as Framingham and Marlborough.

    Following Boston Latin School, the top five list in the Boston area was rounded out by the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School in Marlborough, Lexington High School, Boston Latin Academy, and Hopkinton High School.

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    Meanwhile, in the Worcester metropolitan area, the top five schools were The Bromfield School in Harvard, Westborough High School, Nashoba Regional High School, Tahanto Regional High School in Boylston, and Algonquin Regional High School, according to US News & World Report.

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    The rankings were determined by weighing college readiness (30 percent), math and reading proficiency (20 percent), math and reading performance (20 percent), underserved student performance (10 percent), college curriculum breadth (10 percent), and graduation rate (10 percent).

    US News & World Report released nationwide rankings of high school in April, but decided to also rate the schools regionally after requests from locals.

    “We’ve heard from students, parents and school officials that they’re interested in seeing how their school compares with others in the community,” said Robert Morse, chief data strategist at US News in a statement. “With these new rankings, residents in more than 900 metro areas nationwide can see which local schools are succeeding at educating and graduating their students.”

    Here’s a look at the complete list of rankings for the Boston and Worcester areas:

    Ranking of top 100 Boston-area high schools US News & World Report released the rankings of high schools by metropolitan area on Wednesday.
    Boston-area rank School name National rank
    1 Boston Latin School 33
    2 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School 157
    3 Lexington High 255
    4 Boston Latin Academy 264
    5 Hopkinton High School 266
    6 Dover-Sherborn Regional High 288
    7 Belmont High 413
    8 Manchester Essex Regional High School 417
    9 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School 456
    10 John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science 469
    11 Westwood High 473
    12 Wayland High School 482
    13 Winchester High School 511
    14 Pioneer Charter School of Science 598
    15 Wellesley High School 600
    16 Medfield Senior High 610
    17 Weston High 630
    18 Norwell High 643
    19 Community Charter School of Cambridge 653
    20 Medway High 666
    21 Arlington High 668
    22 Needham High 719
    23 Newton North High 732
    24 Newton South High 734
    25 Acton-Boxborough Regional High 765
    26 Lynnfield High 766
    27 Cohasset Middle/High School 784
    28 Boston Collegiate Charter School 789
    29 Sharon High 824
    30 Hamilton-Wenham Regional High 838
    31 Brookline High 841
    32 Westford Academy 856
    33 Scituate High School 924
    34 Duxbury High 963
    35 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter School 985
    36 Match Charter Public School 1,004
    37 Concord Carlisle High 1,030
    38 Holliston High 1,031
    39 Millis High School 1,099
    40 Swampscott High 1,118
    41 Hingham High 1,121
    42 Windham High School 1,132
    43 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter Public School 1,135
    44 Groton Dunstable Regional 1,144
    45 Littleton High School 1,207
    46 Boston Preparatory Charter Public School 1,209
    47 Milton High 1,213
    48 North Reading High 1,247
    49 Ashland High 1,282
    50 Apponequet Regional High 1,364
    51 Canton High 1,398
    52 Oyster River High School 1,475
    53 Masconomet Regional High School 1,493
    54 North Quincy High 1,494
    55 Andover High 1,532
    56 Prospect Hill Academy Charter School 1,537
    57 Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High 1,554
    58 Stoneham High 1,691
    59 Pentucket Regional Sr High 1,745
    60 Marblehead High 1,747
    61 Melrose High 1,766
    62 Foxborough Regional Charter School 1,793
    63 King Philip Regional High 1,797
    64 Dedham High 1,801
    65 Newburyport High 1,817
    66 North Andover High 1,861
    67 Old Rochester Regional High 1,951
    68 Chelmsford High 1,996
    69 Franklin High 2,016
    70 Walpole High 2,026
    71 Foxborough High 2,035
    72 Bedford High 2,085
    73 Natick High 2,100
    74 Framingham High School 2,185
    75 New Mission High School 2,264
    76 Carver Middle/High School 2,327
    77 Ipswich High 2,369
    78 Tyngsborough High School 2,398
    79 Hudson High 2,447
    80 Portsmouth High School 2,531
    81 Reading Memorial High 2,538
    82 Ayer Shirley Regional High School 2,539
    83 Somerville High 2,545
    84 Braintree High 2,611
    85 Marshfield High 2,734
    86 Cambridge Rindge and Latin 2,743
    87 Burlington High 2,744
    88 Georgetown High School 2,761
    89 Silver Lake Regional High 2,830
    90 North Middlesex Regional 2,913
    91 West Bridgewater Junior/Senior 2,960
    92 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 2,987
    93 Salem Academy Charter School 3,008
    94 Tewksbury Memorial High 3,049
    95 Winthrop Sr High 3,079
    96 Wakefield Memorial High 3,187
    97 Winnacunnet High School 3,223
    98 Revere High 3,244
    99 Exeter High School 3,504
    100 Malden High 3,553
    SOURCE: US News & World Report

    Ranking of top 50 Worcester-area high schools US News & World Report released the rankings of high schools by metropolitan area on Wednesday.
    Worcester-area rank School name National rank
    1 The Bromfield School 334
    2 Westborough High 488
    3 Nashoba Regional 567
    4 Tahanto Regional High 865
    5 Algonquin Regional High 978
    6 Shrewsbury Sr High 1,071
    7 Tantasqua Regional Sr High 1,183
    8 Blackstone Valley 1,290
    9 Nipmuc Regional High 1,463
    10 Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School 1,684
    11 University Pk Campus School 1,973
    12 West Boylston Junior/Senior High 2,011
    13 Quaboag Regional High 2,353
    14 Wachusett Regional High 2,394
    15 Hopedale Jr Sr High 2,563
    16 Grafton High School 2,632
    17 Lunenburg High 2,726
    18 Sutton High School 2,751
    19 Auburn Senior High 2,848
    20 Parish Hill High School 2,924
    21 Gardner High 3,677
    22 Worcester Technical High 3,809
    23 Shepherd Hill Regional High 3,835
    24 Doherty Memorial High 4,079
    25 Narragansett Regional High 4,142
    26 Northbridge High 4,761
    27 Milford High 5,032
    28 Quabbin Regional High School 5,106
    29 Leominster High School 5,160
    30 Douglas High School 5,837
    31 Blackstone Millville Rhs 6,093
    32 Leicester High 6,550
    33 Millbury Junior/Senior High 6,579
    34 Clinton Senior High 6,586
    35 Oakmont Regional High School 6,841
    36 David Prouty High 6,977
    37 Fitchburg High 7,204
    38 North Brookfield High 7,698
    39 South High Community 8,046
    40 Putnam High School 8,838
    41 Uxbridge High 8,947
    42 Oxford High 8,969
    43 Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School 9,428
    44 Bartlett Jr Sr High School 9,586
    45 Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical 9,640
    46 Windham High School 9,873
    47 Plainfield High School 10,011
    48 Burncoat Senior High 11,331
    49 Murdock High School 11,421
    50 Killingly High School 11,640
    SOURCE: US News & World Report