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
#1,038
1070 EAST TEAGUE AVE
FRESNO, CA 93720
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,331 Students

N/A Teachers

32.2
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

8672 EAST MAIN ST
CLYMER, NY 14724
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

469 Students

47 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1535 LEE DR
CLARKSDALE, MS 38614
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

525 Students

44 Teachers

6.8
Below National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#1,107
2950 SANTA ROSA CREEK RD
CAMBRIA, CA 93428
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

237 Students

N/A Teachers

30.9
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

1111 WEST CENTRAL
BAYARD, NM 88023
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

361 Students

29 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

216 HEDRICK DR
NEWPORT, TN 37821
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,230 Students

86 Teachers

9.5
Near National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#388
1500 MINUTEMEN CAUSEWAY
COCOA BEACH, FL 32931
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,383 Students

83 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

637 WASHINGTON ST
DORCHESTER, MA 02124
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

136 Students

14 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1225 10TH ST
CODY, WY 82414
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

687 Students

N/A Teachers

1.6
Below National Avg

3% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

159 TROJAN WAY
DOUGLAS, GA 31533
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,456 Students

89 Teachers

10.4
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

7% 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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