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
#1,770
98 SOUTH GOODWIN AVE
ELMSFORD, NY 10523
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

397 Students

40 Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

6125 SCHOOL RD
ALBANY, OH 45710
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

413 Students

27 Teachers

12.6
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#1,500
3314 BUFFALO ST
ALEXANDER, NY 14005
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

501 Students

38 Teachers

24.2
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#67
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,311 Students

73 Teachers

83.1
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

81% Passed (AP®)

353 STADIUM DR
ALEXANDRIA, AL 36250
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,024 Students

67 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,619
1 BURDEN CT
ALEXANDRIA, IN 46001
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

750 Students

31 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#768
6795ROUTE 21
ALMOND, NY 14804
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

302 Students

29 Teachers

37.8
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#723
101 SOUTH SECOND ST
ALHAMBRA, CA 91801
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,076 Students

N/A Teachers

38.9
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#1,529
150 EAST ST
MARTINEZ, CA 94553
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,259 Students

N/A Teachers

23.8
Above National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,752
777 WILLIAMS RD
SALINAS, CA 93905
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,478 Students

N/A Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#935
28000 WOLVERINE WAY
ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,979 Students

N/A Teachers

33.8
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

1474 GATES AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11237
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

238 Students

15 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#2,061
3300 DALLAS ACWORTH HWY NW
ACWORTH, GA 30101
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,630 Students

87 Teachers

17.4
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

404 TROJAN AVE
SPARTA, NC 28675
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

442 Students

36 Teachers

8.8
Below National Avg

12% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

442 KYROUTE 550
EASTERN, KY 41622
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

381 Students

22 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

9105 HARDING HWY
HARROD, OH 45850
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

468 Students

29 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

110 NORTH RICHMOND
ALLEN, OK 74825
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

128 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,182
300 RIVERCREST BLVD
ALLEN, TX 75002
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

3,858 Students

223 Teachers

29.6
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#95
644 WEST 17TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

435 Students

N/A Teachers

76.9
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

73% Passed (AP®)

300 EAST HENDRYX
ALPINE, TX 79830
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

304 Students

31 Teachers

12.3
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#2,095
8880 BASELINE RD
ALTA LOMA, CA 91701
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,688 Students

N/A Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

200 WEST MAIN
ALTAMONT, UT 84001
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

229 Students

14 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

7 SOUTH EWING ST
ALTAMONT, IL 62411
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

268 Students

24 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

904 BEDFORD AVE
ALTAVISTA, VA 24517
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

761 Students

44 Teachers

7.0
Below National Avg

9% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

3387 BARRANCA PARKWAY
IRVINE, CA 92606
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

97 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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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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