We’re #1 — Again!
For the second time in three years, John Bapst has been ranked as the #1 high school in Maine and Northern New England by The Washington Post, whose 2014 rankings were just released.
The Washington Post surveys and ranks approximately 27,000 high schools across the country each year. The Challenge measures a high school’s commitment to excellence and access. Using Advanced Placement exams or the International Baccalaureate program, the Post looks at the relationship between the size of a school and the number of AP exams taken. In May 2013, John Bapst students took almost 400 AP exams.
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Click here to view The Washington Post High School Challenge article and complete list of high schools.
With a strong tradition of school spirit and friendliness, John Bapst balances commitment to community life with the recognition of individual talents and differences. A strong Advanced Placement program, an acclaimed instrumental and choral music program, and a tradition of athletic achievement are among the school’s notable features. The school’s mission of fostering in students a respect for learning, for themselves, and for others is supported by exceptionally strong programs in academics, athletics, and fine arts.