Teachers and students alike were celebrating after a Maine high school was ranked the second best public high school in the United States on Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report.

Maine School of Science and Mathematics came in at No. 2 in the publication’s assessment of more than 23,000 schools nationally, only behind Academic Magnet School in North Charleston, South Carolina. The residential magnet school in Limestone, a small town in northern Maine hugging the Canadian border, was also named the No. 1 public high school in the state. Read more