These are the Top 20 Elite top-performing schools, listed below in alphabetical order. They contain only above average, intellectually gifted students and have sky-high SAT and ACT scores!
Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, N.J.: A collection of seven career-focused academies where students have an extended school day.
Biotechnology High School, Freehold, N.J.: A demanding program started in 2005, with two large research rooms, four state-of-the-art science labs and 73 percent of the class of 2009 earning an International Baccalaureate diploma.
Bronx High School of Science, New York: One of the most famous schools in America for many years. It has a richly talented, ethnically diverse student body.
Early College at Guilford, Greensboro, N.C.: The state’s first early college high school, where 11th and 12th graders take courses at Guilford College and graduate with both a high-school diploma and up to two years of college credit.