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
#1,921
905 D ST
SALIDA, CO 81201
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

283 Students

25 Teachers

19.5
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,919
2045 GESSNER
HOUSTON, TX 77080
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,002 Students

127 Teachers

19.5
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,927
155 3RD AVE
BAY SHORE, NY 11706
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,872 Students

135 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,926
12555 UNIVERSITY AVE NE
BLAINE, MN 55434
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,889 Students

121 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,928
3201 SYLVAN AVE
MODESTO, CA 95355
S Silver Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,472 Students

93 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,929
2109 WEST BUCKINGHAM RD
GARLAND, TX 75042
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,086 Students

141 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,925
201 NORTH SEVENTH ST
PATTERSON, CA 95363
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,622 Students

67 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,924
158 40 76TH RD
FLUSHING, NY 11366
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

588 Students

37 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,923
705 MILL ST
ZUMBROTA, MN 55992
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

339 Students

23 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,931
1201 DRAPER ST
BARABOO, WI 53913
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,020 Students

67 Teachers

19.3
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

15% 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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