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
22420 MILITARY RD SOUTH
DES MOINES, WA 98198
B Bronze Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

335 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,337
5015 SOUTH BLACKSTONE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60615
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,822 Students

101 Teachers

26.9
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,867
205 SOUTH FIRST ST
KERMAN, CA 93630
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,229 Students

N/A Teachers

19.6
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#697
8150 SUGARLAND HOWELL
HOUSTON, TX 77083
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

799 Students

40 Teachers

39.6
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

3301 SHROYER RD
KETTERING, OH 45429
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,378 Students

133 Teachers

14.0
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

1275 JUNIPER ST
KETTLE FALLS, WA 99141
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

292 Students

15 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#2,258
1000 KELTON AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15216
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

715 Students

47 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

S6520 STATE HWY 131
VIOLA, WI 54664
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

222 Students

19 Teachers

12.1
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

229 WEST LA. AVE
KILBOURNE, LA 71253
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

318 Students

26 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

885 CENTER ST WEST
KIMBERLY, ID 83341
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

435 Students

32 Teachers

1.8
Below National Avg

2% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

300 NORTH GRAND
KING CITY, MO 64463
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

141 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,858
4445 SOUTH DREXEL BLVD
CHICAGO, IL 60653
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

940 Students

58 Teachers

19.7
Near National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#533
1801 WEST OLIVE ST
MILWAUKEE, WI 53209
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,720 Students

97 Teachers

44.3
Above National Avg

49% Tested (IB)

43% Passed (IB)

121 KULA HWY
PUKALANI, HI 96768
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,147 Students

74 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#941
1601 EAST 120TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90059
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,647 Students

N/A Teachers

33.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

1500 SOUTH 13TH
KINGFISHER, OK 73750
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

357 Students

26 Teachers

10.5
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#588
5500 COLUMBIA RD
KINGS MILLS, OH 45034
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,115 Students

53 Teachers

42.9
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#2,028
500 PHIFER RD
KINGS MOUNTA, NC 28086
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,338 Students

89 Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

7475 KINGSLEY RD
KINGSLEY, MI 49649
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

494 Students

24 Teachers

10.4
Near National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

322 QUEST AVE
KINGSLEY, IA 51028
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

142 Students

14 Teachers

6.5
Below National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

400 EAST 3RD ST
KINGSTON, OK 73439
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

312 Students

24 Teachers

6.5
Below National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

#1,561
26201 SIYAYA AVE NE
KINGSTON, WA 98346
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

937 Students

39 Teachers

23.3
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,310
2701 KINGWOOD DR
KINGWOOD, TX 77339
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,736 Students

166 Teachers

27.4
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

201 COLLEGE ST
KINSTON, AL 36453
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

527 Students

36 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,972
525 COMANCHE ST
KIOWA, CO 80117
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

113 Students

10 Teachers

18.3
Near National Avg

33% 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 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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