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
#913
1801 HARVEY MITCHELL PARKWAY S
COLLEGE STATION, TX 77840
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,801 Students

181 Teachers

34.2
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#804
1 ROCKET DR
ASHEVILLE, NC 28803
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,372 Students

82 Teachers

36.6
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#1,173
7741 LITTLEROCK RD SW
OLYMPIA, WA 98512
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

867 Students

41 Teachers

29.8
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,208
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,494 Students

58 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

25% 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®)

768 SOUTH MAPLE
AVOCA, IA 51521
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

249 Students

19 Teachers

3.4
Below National Avg

5% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

#981
501 MOSLEY DR
LYNN HAVEN, FL 32444
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,838 Students

100 Teachers

33.1
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#958
310 CHERRY ST
ELIZABETH, NJ 07208
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

707 Students

43 Teachers

33.4
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

3101 HENRY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19129
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

352 Students

28 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

27250 MN HWY 4
GROVE CITY, MN 56243
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

350 Students

25 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

777 GLADES RD BLDG 26
BOCA RATON, FL 33431
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

692 Students

45 Teachers

7.1
Below National Avg

7% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

100 WEST LEAD ST
BESSEMER, MI 49911
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

235 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

7050 SOUTH 24TH ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85042
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

347 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

10 NEW BOND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,426 Students

112 Teachers

N/A
N/A

39% Tested (IB)

N/A Passed (IB)

268 SOUTH 4TH WEST
ABERDEEN, ID 83210
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

222 Students

22 Teachers

3.6
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

505 7TH ST
ABERNATHY, TX 79311
B Bronze Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

203 Students

25 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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®)

#462
555 DANA AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95126
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,685 Students

N/A Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#10
1525 AVE B SOUTH
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

610 Students

40 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#764
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

567 Students

30 Teachers

37.9
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#159
1776 RARITAN RD
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

255 Students

15 Teachers

65.7
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

400 IRVING AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11237
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

359 Students

23 Teachers

N/A
N/A

10% Tested (AP®)

N/A Passed (AP®)

#191
1776 RARITAN RD
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

247 Students

23 Teachers

61.5
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#1,000
1700 MACOMBS RD
BRONX, NY 10453
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

364 Students

25 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#738
5715 SOUTH 1300 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

479 Students

20 Teachers

38.6
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

31% 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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