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
904 8TH ST
CORNING, IA 50841
B Bronze Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

157 Students

20 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#222
2101 EASTBLUFF DR
NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660
G Gold Medal

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,440 Students

88 Teachers

62.0
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#1,857
1001 EAST KNOX RD
TEMPE, AZ 85284
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,449 Students

99 Teachers

20.3
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#255
650 D AVE
CORONADO, CA 92118
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,085 Students

53 Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

1590 WEST FILLMORE ST
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80904
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,416 Students

74 Teachers

17.4
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,228
100 CHAMPIONS PLACE
EL PASO, TX 79912
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,787 Students

151 Teachers

30.4
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

8828 NORTH 31ST AVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85051
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,159 Students

58 Teachers

11.1
Below National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#652
14300 FOX CLUB PARKWAY
MIDLOTHIAN, VA 23112
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

2,090 Students

119 Teachers

42.5
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#650
2650 FAIRVIEW RD
COSTA MESA, CA 92626
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,693 Students

67 Teachers

42.6
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#1,751
8350 LOTZ PARKWAY
ELK GROVE, CA 95757
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,695 Students

74 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

18% 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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