Maine School of Science and Mathematics

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Earlier this year, a tiny, 140-student magnet high school in Limestone, Maine — only a few miles from the Canadian border — received an unusual honor. It was judged the Number 2 school in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

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A high school in northern Aroostook County has been named the second-best in the country. A recent ranking from U.S. News & World Report placed the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, a small public magnet school in Limestone, as the best public high school in the state, and behind only one other school nationwide.

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LIMESTONE, Maine - The state's math and science magnet school in northern Maine has cracked the Top 10 in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings.
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone came in 10th place for science, math, engineering and technology - and 19th for best overall high school.
The rankings were released Tuesday.