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
#1,639
700 COLUMBIANA WATERFORD RD
COLUMBIANA, OH 44408
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

301 Students

20 Teachers

23.4
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#898
2632 MCGUFFEY RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43211
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

635 Students

35 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#710
201 WEST CROSS ST
COLUMBUS GROVE, OH 45830
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

295 Students

16 Teachers

41.3
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#125
1700 CHEROKEE AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31906
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,333 Students

76 Teachers

71.9
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

154 HWY 20 EAST
COLVILLE, WA 99114
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

623 Students

33 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,507
272 LAKEVIEW DR
COMMERCE, GA 30529
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

384 Students

28 Teachers

25.8
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

1740 NEW BEDFORD RD
WALL, NJ 07719
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

323 Students

30 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#441
11500 ELDRIDGE AVE
LAKEVIEW TERRACE, CA 91342
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

448 Students

25 Teachers

49.3
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#1,317
245 BENT ST
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02141
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

330 Students

31 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#743
512 WEST 182ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10033
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

520 Students

36 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

30% 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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