National Rankings Best High Schools

The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 19,400 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Read the full methodology.

National Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
6950 WEST 146TH ST 114
APPLE VALLEY, MN 55124
B Bronze Medal

3:1
Smaller than National Avg

72 Students

22 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,096
1801 HARVEY MITCHELL PARKWAY S
COLLEGE STATION, TX 77840
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,812 Students

175 Teachers

33.1
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#1,291
1 ROCKET DR
ASHEVILLE, NC 28803
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,404 Students

78 Teachers

29.3
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,181
7741 LITTLEROCK RD SW
TUMWATER, WA 98512
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

839 Students

40 Teachers

31.2
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,468
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,279 Students

54 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

10327 RYLIE RD
DALLAS, TX 75227
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

951 Students

66 Teachers

12.8
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#836
310 CHERRY ST
ELIZABETH, NJ 07208
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

875 Students

51 Teachers

38.3
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

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

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

358 Students

30 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

14:1
Near National Avg

726 Students

53 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

100 WEST LEAD ST
BESSEMER, MI 49911
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

211 Students

11 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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