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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.
Boston Latin School, as pictured in 2016.(Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff/File)

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.

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:

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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