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
25793 NORTH MAIN ST
ALTHA, FL 32421
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

576 Students

39 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

248 CR 2429
ALTO, TX 75925
B Bronze Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

168 Students

21 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

SCHOOL ST
ALTON, MO 65606
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

350 Students

29 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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®)

#1,617
711 7TH ST WEST
ALTOONA, WI 54720
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

480 Students

22 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,921
802 SOUTH JOHNSON ST
ALVIN, TX 77511
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,413 Students

152 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,453
330 SPANISH ST
SUTTER CREEK, CA 95685
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

638 Students

N/A Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#311
1155 SANTA RITA RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,592 Students

N/A Teachers

53.6
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#2,170
4225 DANBURY
AMARILLO, TX 79109
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,089 Students

129 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

401 EAST MAIN
AMBER, OK 73004
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

93 Students

8 Teachers

8.3
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

COATES ST
THOMASTON, AL 36783
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

249 Students

23 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

200 WARREN ST
NEWARK, NJ 07103
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

261 Students

18 Teachers

10.4
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

#38
3626 35TH AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94619
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

145 Students

N/A Teachers

92.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

89% Passed (AP®)

#1,505
7444 EAST BROADWAY
TUCSON, AZ 85710
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

128 Students

N/A Teachers

24.2
Above National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#656
1921 AMES HIGH DR
AMES, IA 50010
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,406 Students

76 Teachers

40.8
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#959
4301 MAIN ST
AMHERST, NY 14226
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

864 Students

78 Teachers

33.4
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#1,183
21 MATTOON ST
AMHERST, MA 01002
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,103 Students

85 Teachers

29.6
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,254
407 JAMES ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06513
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

812 Students

75 Teachers

28.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

4% Passed (AP®)

600 IRENE ST
LIBERTY, MS 39645
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

466 Students

36 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#780
25 NEWTON RD
WOODBRIDGE, CT 06525
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,649 Students

123 Teachers

37.4
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

4740 PORT ARTHUR AVE
ANACOCO, LA 71403
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

400 Students

26 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (AP®)

N/A Passed (AP®)

#1,072
1600 20TH ST
ANACORTES, WA 98221
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

835 Students

41 Teachers

31.5
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#2,241
811 WEST LINCOLN AVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92805
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,463 Students

N/A Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

1000 WILCOX
ANAHUAC, TX 77514
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

377 Students

33 Teachers

9.3
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#915
6950 ANALY AVE
SEBASTOPOL, CA 95472
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,305 Students

N/A Teachers

34.2
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

34% 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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