High School Football America Private Schools Top 25

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There’s no surprise at the top of the High School Football America Private Schools Top 25. The top four teams in the Private 25 are also the same teams at the top of the High School Football America 100 national rankings that were released last Sunday

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Leading the way is St. John Bosco (California), our 2019 national champs. The Braves are followed by Trinity League foe Mater Dei (California), which was our top private school over the last two seasons.

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Maryland’s St. Frances Academy, whose only loss was to Mater Dei, finishes No. 3, followed by Florida 7A champ St. Thomas Aquinas at No. 4 and IMG Academy (Florida) at No. 5.

California, Florida and Ohio each placed four teams in the rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm. Louisiana and Maryland have three private schools each in the national rankings.

High School Football America Private Schools Top 25

No. 1 St. John Bosco (California) 13-1

No. 2 Mater Dei (California) 12-1

No. 3 St. Frances Academy (Maryland) 11-1

No. 4 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) 15-0

No. 5 IMG Academy (Florida) 9-1

No. 6 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) 12-2

No. 7 Good Counsel (Maryland) 9-3

No. 8 Archbishop Rummel (Louisiana) 13-0

No. 9 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) 11-1

No. 10 De La Salle (California) 12-2

No. 11 St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC) 7-5

No. 12 St. Edward (Ohio) 11-2

No. 13 Saint Louis (Hawaii) 11-1

No. 14 Trinity (Kentucky) 13-2

No. 15 Gonzaga (Washington, DC) 8-3

No. 16 DeMatha (Maryland) 7-4

No. 17 Catholic (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) 12-1

No. 18 Covington Catholic (Kentucky) 15-0

No. 19 La Salle (Ohio) 13-2

No. 20 Elder (Ohio) 12-3

No. 21 Archbishop Hoban (Ohio) 11-2

No. 22 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey) 7-5

No. 23 John Curtis (Louisiana) 10-2

No. 24 American Heritage (Plantation, Florida) 10-2

No. 25 Cathedral Catholic (San Diego, California) 8-3

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.