National Rankings Best High Schools

We evaluated more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards and how well they prepare students for college. Read the full methodology.

National Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
#2,225
EAST ST
COLONIA, NJ 07067
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,412 Students

112 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,226
755 NORTH A ST
PERRIS, CA 92570
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

733 Students

N/A Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#2,227
10320 GREENWOOD LN
HAYWARD, WI 54843
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

602 Students

42 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,228
3625 WEST CACTUS RD
PHOENIX, AZ 85029
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,524 Students

72 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,229
7035 SPARTAN DR
HUDSON, NC 28638
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,574 Students

105 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,230
100 TROJAN CIRCLE
DRY FORK, VA 24549
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

851 Students

51 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,231
200 SOUTH L ST
MADERA, CA 93637
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,121 Students

N/A Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,232
1100 STATE ST
OGDENSBURG, NY 13669
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

807 Students

70 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,233
29772 ARMORY RD
DAGSBORO, DE 19945
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

921 Students

59 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,234
1801 PIEDMONT RD
EAU CLAIRE, WI 54703
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,414 Students

87 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,235
938 OLD STATE RD
BRANDENBURG, KY 40108
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,543 Students

81 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#2,236
3084 COLUMBIA RD
MEDINA, OH 44256
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

657 Students

40 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,237
129 HWY 71 SW
MOUNTAINBURG, AR 72946
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

210 Students

16 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#2,238
2320 CENTRAL AVE
CERES, CA 95307
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,448 Students

N/A Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,239
500 SOUTH BROAD ST
MECHANICSBURG, PA 17055
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,195 Students

86 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,240
1510 ELLISON DR NW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87114
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,859 Students

116 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,241
811 WEST LINCOLN AVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92805
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,463 Students

N/A Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,242
5500 EAST HWY 100
PALM COAST, FL 32164
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,273 Students

115 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,243
850 BUFFALO
GILMER, TX 75644
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

640 Students

63 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#2,244
1101 SOUTH POTOMAC ST
HAGERSTOWN, MD 21740
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,270 Students

94 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,245
2201 PLACIDA RD
ENGLEWOOD, FL 34224
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,346 Students

69 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,246
1000 VETERANS MEMORIAL HWY NE
ROME, GA 30161
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,468 Students

91 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,247
7301 EAST BROWN RD
MESA, AZ 85207
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,473 Students

114 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,248
801 EAST CASINO RD
EVERETT, WA 98203
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,878 Students

77 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,249
8501 STINE RD
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93313
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,188 Students

N/A Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

13% 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 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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