National Rankings Best High Schools

The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 19,400 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Read the full methodology.

National Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
#251
600 NE 13TH AVE
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33060
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,258 Students

54 Teachers

59.9
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#252
110 BEECHWOOD RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,451 Students

108 Teachers

59.7
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#253
346 CLARKSVILLE RD
PRINCETON JCT, NJ 08550
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,645 Students

116 Teachers

59.6
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#254
5500 SOUTH GRANT ST
HINSDALE, IL 60521
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,781 Students

170 Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#255
650 D AVE
CORONADO, CA 92118
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,085 Students

53 Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#256
1155 SANTA RITA RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
G Gold Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,636 Students

103 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#257
400 105TH AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94603
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

480 Students

25 Teachers

59.1
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#258
2501 WEST ADDISON ST
CHICAGO, IL 60618
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

4,330 Students

235 Teachers

59.1
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#259
4801 TWIN HICKORY RD
GLEN ALLEN, VA 23059
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,744 Students

92 Teachers

59.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#260
1200 PLEASANT HILL RD
LAFAYETTE, CA 94549
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,386 Students

67 Teachers

58.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#261
475 ROUND HILL RD
ROSLYN HEIGHTS, NY 11577
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,104 Students

92 Teachers

58.8
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#262
1200 FAR HILLS AVE
DAYTON, OH 45419
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

659 Students

38 Teachers

58.8
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#263
74 WOODVILLE RD
FALMOUTH, ME 04105
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

735 Students

62 Teachers

58.8
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#264
33600 INWOOD DR
SOLON, OH 44139
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,739 Students

90 Teachers

58.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#265
11100 NW 27 ST
DORAL, FL 33172
G Gold Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

232 Students

8 Teachers

58.5
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#266
2325 WEST SUNSET RD
TUCSON, AZ 85741
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

803 Students

N/A Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#267
2023 SOUTH UNION AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90007
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

534 Students

27 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#268
4777 NORTHFIELD PARKWAY
TROY, MI 48098
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,944 Students

107 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#269
251 WALTHAM ST
LEXINGTON, MA 02421
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,951 Students

157 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#270
1100 MACE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21221
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,256 Students

72 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#271
3650 BETHUNE DR
MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL 35223
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,008 Students

87 Teachers

58.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#272
3688 CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD
CHAMBLEE, GA 30341
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,372 Students

92 Teachers

58.1
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#273
69 CEDAR AVE
TOWSON, MD 21286
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,415 Students

82 Teachers

58.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#274
1900 EAST THOMAS ST
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL 60004
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,029 Students

118 Teachers

58.1
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#275
401 KINGS HWY EAST
HADDONFIELD, NJ 08033
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

746 Students

62 Teachers

57.9
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

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High School Rankings By State

About The Awards

Gold — Top 500 schools based on highest college readiness

Silver — High-performing schools with lower college readiness

Bronze — High-performing schools based on state exam performance, listed alphabetically

Award Distribution

Name Award Distribution
Gold 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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