Well, are you starting to get those butterflies in your stomach yet?  It's nearly back to school time for area kids.  I've been out of school for much longer than I care to admit myself, but there's something about this time of year that takes me back.  Maybe I was a strange kid, but my anxiety always seem to kick it up a notch when I started thinking about that first day of school.  I can still hear that first bell of the school year in my mind.

Our friends at Niche have ranked the top North Dakota High Schools in the state.  Their findings are based on reviews from students and parents, academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores and college data.  Only one of our schools in Bismarck Mandan area made the top 10.

However, four area schools made the top 20 including:

#13 Hazen High School

#15 Strasburg

#17 Bismarck High School

#20 Linton High School.

Now, let's take a look at the 10 BEST Public High Schools in North Dakota.

The 10 Best North Dakota High Schools Ranked



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