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
5301 MEDIA ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 16106
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

676 Students

47 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

850 B ST
YUBA CITY, CA 95991
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,683 Students

N/A Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

205 WEST OLIVE AVE
MERCED, CA 95348
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

2,649 Students

N/A Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

10327 RYLIE RD
DALLAS, TX 75227
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,076 Students

61 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

1900 SEVENTH ST
WASCO, CA 93280
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,618 Students

N/A Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

2400 DOUGLAS RD
NEWBERG, OR 97132
B Bronze Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,642 Students

76 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

6040 WEST AVE L
QUARTZ HILL, CA 93536
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

3,154 Students

N/A Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

1415 6TH AVE
ALTOONA, PA 16602
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,741 Students

118 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

235 O CALLAGHAN WAY
LYNN, MA 01905
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,401 Students

71 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

815 NORTH CHURCH ST
GIBSON CITY, IL 60936
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

289 Students

28 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

23 ONEIDA ST
PITTSFIELD, NH 03263
B Bronze Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

155 Students

19 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

22825 HWY 105 WEST
MONTGOMERY, TX 77356
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,995 Students

139 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

2073 COUNTY TRUNK DK
BRUSSELS, WI 54204
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

404 Students

31 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

1 INDIAN TRL
GAS CITY, IN 46933
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

708 Students

39 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

12 ABBOTT HILL RD
DEXTER, ME 04930
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

288 Students

22 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

1400 HOWARD AVE
TARBORO, NC 27886
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

681 Students

44 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

4241 EAST 300 SOUTH
OXFORD, IN 47971
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

867 Students

61 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

801 SOUTH SAN MARCIAL ST
EL PASO, TX 79905
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,153 Students

78 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

2001 LEE TREVINO DR
EL PASO, TX 79936
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,063 Students

148 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

1 BLACK BEAR LN
CANTON, NC 28716
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,039 Students

66 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

705 THOMPSON DR
ABINGDON, VA 24210
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

942 Students

56 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

700 GARDNER LACY RD
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29579
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,947 Students

100 Teachers

14.4
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

1800 BUHACH RD
ATWATER, CA 95301
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,894 Students

N/A Teachers

14.4
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

800 NORTH MAIN ST
BRIDGEWATER, VA 22812
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,088 Students

65 Teachers

14.4
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

PALISADE AND RIVERVIEW AVES
CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ 07010
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

986 Students

73 Teachers

14.4
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

12% 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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