BOSTON (WHDH) - Nineteen high schools in New England were recently ranked among the “most competitive” educational institutions in America, thirteen of which are in Massachusetts.

Phillips Academy in Andover checked in atop Test Innovators’ 2019 list of the 50 most sought-after independent schools.

Test Innovators helps students prepare for the SSAT and the ISEE — the admissions tests required by private high schools.

In creating this year’s rankings, Test Innovators says it surveyed more than 18,000 students who were actively using the online Test Innovators practice platform and asked them for the list of schools to which they planned to apply.

Four Connecticut schools made the list, while two New Hampshire schools were included in the ranking.

New England schools ranked as follows:

1. Phillips Academy Andover, Andover, Massachusetts
2. Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire
4. Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut
8. Milton Academy, Milton, Massachusetts
9. Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts
12. Noble and Greenough, Dedham, Massachusetts
14. Boston Latin School, Boston, Massachusetts
16. Groton School, Groton, Massachusetts
18. The Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut
19. The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut
28. Buckingham Browne and Nichols, Cambridge, Massachusetts
29. The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Connecticut
33. Brooks School, North Andover, Massachusetts
36. St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire
37. Roxbury Latin School, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
41. The Rivers School, Weston, Massachusetts
47. Boston Latin Academy, Boston, Massachusetts
48. Pingree School, South Hamilton, Massachusetts
49. Governor’s Academy, Byfield, Massachusetts

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