Ahead of a new school year, many communities are already receiving outstanding report cards.

Exciting news was recently released regarding public schools in the Granite State. According to WMUR News 9, new data released by Niche.com  ranked the top public schools in New Hampshire. Per their website, schools were based on "rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings."

The top three schools all reached A+ ratings. Sliding in at #1 is Hanover High School. In Hanover's report card, Niche.com wrote that it "has 691 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1." Also receiving A+ grades were Nashua's Academy for Science & Design High School, and Bedford High School.

More than 10 recieved a grade of "A" or higher. Check out the entire list here.

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