The Origins of American High School

High School Football team in the 1940's

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

September 19, 2016

The first public school in the United States was the Boston Latin School, founded in 1635. That school is still in existence today, and is ranked at 51 of the top 100 High Schools in the country. In the 20th century many High Schools had an entrance examination, which only allowed roughly five percent...

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