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
217 SOUTH MAIN ST
VAN BUREN, OH 45889
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

325 Students

19 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

1012 CENTER ST
RACINE, WI 53403
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

296 Students

17 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

700 UNION ST
WINCHESTER, IN 47394
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

483 Students

35 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

600 SUMMERLAND AVE
BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, SC 29006
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

525 Students

39 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

500 SOUTH NEW BETHEL BLVD
ADA, OK 74820
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

297 Students

27 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

1501 WEST 36TH ST
CHANUTE, KS 66720
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

558 Students

44 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

830 SW 116TH ST
SEATTLE, WA 98146
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

396 Students

20 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

205 SOUTH FIRST ST
KERMAN, CA 93630
B Bronze Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,242 Students

55 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

590 NORTH CAMINO GALINDO
RIO RICO, AZ 85648
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,092 Students

59 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

60 SOUTH WATER ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06519
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

337 Students

39 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

5848ROUTE 80
TULLY, NY 13159
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

532 Students

42 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

11837 NAVAJO RD
APPLE VALLEY, CA 92308
B Bronze Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,084 Students

80 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

100 VALLEY VIEW RD
DOYLESTOWN, OH 44230
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

421 Students

21 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

2510 PECAN BLDG R
HARLINGEN, TX 78550
B Bronze Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

309 Students

13 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

1 REBEL CIRCLE
HARDY, AR 72542
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

592 Students

47 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

HWY 403
CALYPSO, NC 28325
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

499 Students

32 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

525 ANDREWS RD
FAYETTEVILLE, NC 28311
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,560 Students

96 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

201 KIESTER RD
SLIPPERY ROCK, PA 16057
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

718 Students

46 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

195 EAST JAMESTOWN ST
SOUTH CHARLESTON, OH 45368
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

211 Students

17 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

10129 181ST AVE NW
ELK RIVER, MN 55330
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

389 Students

24 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

3084 COLUMBIA RD
MEDINA, OH 44256
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

632 Students

39 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

204 EAST MUSKEGON ST
CEDAR SPRINGS, MI 49319
B Bronze Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

965 Students

46 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

2200 SOUTH ROOSEVELT ST
ABERDEEN, SD 57401
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,168 Students

69 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

3030 ERIE AVE
CINCINNATI, OH 45208
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

672 Students

45 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

6800 MONROE RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28212
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,686 Students

103 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

18% 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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