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
NM HWY 63
PECOS, NM 87552
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

174 Students

11 Teachers

15.2
Near National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

1140 SOUTH PLAINVIEW RD
ARDMORE, OK 73401
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

375 Students

22 Teachers

15.2
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

625 BROAD ST
WADSWORTH, OH 44281
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,631 Students

91 Teachers

15.2
Near National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

520 RACE ST
WISCONSIN DELLS, WI 53965
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

552 Students

36 Teachers

15.2
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

34 BOLTON AVE
ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY 13607
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

311 Students

25 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

850 HALL ST
BELDING, MI 48809
B Bronze Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

706 Students

34 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

301 ELBERTA ST
LAMAR, AR 72846
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

312 Students

28 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

202 AQUATIC DR
LOUISBURG, KS 66053
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

495 Students

35 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

1810 WEST PARKER ST
LAKELAND, FL 33815
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,079 Students

84 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

NORTH MOORE RD
ROBBINS, NC 27325
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

575 Students

40 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

108 WEST CENTRAL PARKWAY
CINCINNATI, OH 45202
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,357 Students

75 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

2575 HARRIS ST
EAST POINT, GA 30344
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,844 Students

107 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

4% Passed (AP®)

10233 STATE ROUTE 88
GARRETTSVILLE, OH 44231
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

416 Students

22 Teachers

15.0
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

820 SOUTH VAIL
LA GRANGE, TX 78945
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

605 Students

49 Teachers

15.0
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

1905 APACHE BLVD
NOGALES, AZ 85621
B Bronze Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,707 Students

76 Teachers

15.0
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

110 SOUTH 5TH ST
COVE, AR 71937
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

177 Students

17 Teachers

15.0
Near National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

4% Passed (AP®)

12233 MAIN ST
WILLISTON, SC 29853
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

287 Students

21 Teachers

15.0
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

700 WEST NORTH ST
BRADLEY, IL 60915
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,059 Students

111 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

1813 TIGER LN
FLORESVILLE, TX 78114
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,022 Students

82 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

3013 SOUTH MT BAKER BV
SEATTLE, WA 98144
B Bronze Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,415 Students

66 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

325 LION DR
GRAVETTE, AR 72736
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

559 Students

39 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

3901 WEST LINDA VISTA BLVD
TUCSON, AZ 85742
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,858 Students

108 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

1401 HIETT AVE
DELANO, CA 93215
B Bronze Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,099 Students

43 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

4300 MAIN ST
MILLBROOK, AL 36054
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,190 Students

62 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

50 FILLMORE ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02908
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

656 Students

38 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

3% 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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