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
1415 6TH AVE
ALTOONA, PA 16602
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,662 Students

111 Teachers

12.9
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#1,644
711 7TH ST WEST
ALTOONA, WI 54720
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

464 Students

23 Teachers

23.3
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

701 NORTH MAIN
JAMESTOWN, TN 38556
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

680 Students

59 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,027
330 SPANISH ST
SUTTER CREEK, CA 95685
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

621 Students

24 Teachers

34.4
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#256
1155 SANTA RITA RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
G Gold Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,636 Students

103 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#1,865
4225 DANBURY
AMARILLO, TX 79109
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,058 Students

132 Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

401 EAST MAIN
AMBER, OK 73004
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

115 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

COATES ST
THOMASTON, AL 36783
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

224 Students

20 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

244 SOUTH SYLVAN WAY UNIT 10
MEADOW LAKES, AK 99654
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

212 Students

14 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2030 EAST CHERRY ST
COTTONWOOD, AZ 86326
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

290 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

200 WARREN ST
NEWARK, NJ 07103
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

283 Students

19 Teachers

12.7
Near National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

1845 EAST FRANKLIN AVE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55404
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

31 Students

2 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#44
3637 MAGEE AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94619
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

192 Students

9 Teachers

89.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

86% Passed (AP®)

#1,947
898 WEST 1100 SOUTH
SPANISH FORK, UT 84660
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,522 Students

69 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

22721 SOUTH ELLSWORTH RD
QUEEN CREEK, AZ 85142
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

128 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

12101 PELLICANO
EL PASO, TX 79936
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,505 Students

149 Teachers

10.7
Below National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

7444 EAST BROADWAY
TUCSON, AZ 85710
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

122 Students

N/A Teachers

14.1
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#751
1921 AMES HIGH DR
AMES, IA 50010
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,375 Students

80 Teachers

40.4
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#1,377
21 MATTOON ST
AMHERST, MA 01002
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,083 Students

80 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#245
130 EDGEWOOD AVE
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

857 Students

78 Teachers

60.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#712
25 NEWTON RD
WOODBRIDGE, CT 06525
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,657 Students

126 Teachers

41.2
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

1006 SAM HASKELL CIRCLE
AMORY, MS 38821
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

505 Students

26 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

123 4TH ST SW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87102
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

294 Students

21 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

4740 PORT ARTHUR AVE
ANACOCO, LA 71403
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

387 Students

27 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

515 MAIN
ANACONDA, MT 59711
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

355 Students

20 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,325
1600 20TH ST
ANACORTES, WA 98221
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

879 Students

38 Teachers

28.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,432
6950 ANALY AVE
SEBASTOPOL, CA 95472
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,319 Students

52 Teachers

27.1
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

24302 EAST FOURTH ST
SAN BERNARDINO, CA 92410
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

123 Students

11 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1471 FERRY ST
ANDERSON, CA 96007
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

625 Students

31 Teachers

10.6
Below National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#1,313
7560 FOREST RD
CINCINNATI, OH 45255
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,197 Students

66 Teachers

28.9
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#516
8403 MESA DR
AUSTIN, TX 78759
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,031 Students

120 Teachers

46.5
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

2098 NORTH ST
ANDERSON, CA 96007
B Bronze Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

223 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#600
18200 MOUNTAIN VIEW RD
BOONVILLE, CA 95415
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

252 Students

20 Teachers

44.2
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#941
4747 NEW YORK AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,130 Students

48 Teachers

36.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

603 EAST CENTRAL
ANDOVER, KS 67002
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

781 Students

49 Teachers

17.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

1 PANTHER DR
ANIMAS, NM 88020
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

122 Students

7 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,779
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

622 Students

26 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,488
3500 SOUTH HILL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90007
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

586 Students

26 Teachers

26.2
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#283
1155 WEST ARBOR VITAE ST
INGLEWOOD, CA 90301
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

621 Students

27 Teachers

57.4
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#1,762
8255 BEACH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90001
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

581 Students

26 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#573
820 BROADWAY ST
VENICE, CA 90291
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

549 Students

26 Teachers

44.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

1 MCRILL WAY
ANNA, OH 45302
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

340 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#868
4700 MEDFORD DR
ANNANDALE, VA 22003
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,534 Students

182 Teachers

37.6
Above National Avg

44% Tested (IB)

35% Passed (IB)

501 WEST SOUTH ST
ANNAWAN, IL 61234
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

110 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

20 WARREN ST
BRIGHTON, MA 02135
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

210 Students

17 Teachers

17.9
Near National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

750 NORTH CONWAY ST
MERNA, NE 68856
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

101 Students

11 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,670
7801 TITAN DR
ANTELOPE, CA 95843
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,780 Students

73 Teachers

22.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,996
5967 FINZEL RD
WHITEHOUSE, OH 43571
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,265 Students

59 Teachers

18.5
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

1900 10TH AVE
ANTIGO, WI 54409
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

872 Students

54 Teachers

10.5
Below National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

805 BEARCAT DR
ANTLERS, OK 74523
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

292 Students

20 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,491
303 SOUTH HARRMANN RD
ANTWERP, OH 45813
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

186 Students

19 Teachers

26.0
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

101 POHLEMANN DR
APACHE, OK 73006
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

144 Students

16 Teachers

13.7
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#1,901
8045 NORTH 47TH AVE
GLENDALE, AZ 85302
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,886 Students

82 Teachers

19.8
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

11837 NAVAJO RD
APPLE VALLEY, CA 92308
B Bronze Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,084 Students

80 Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,595
1080 BUNKER HILL RD
MIDDLETOWN, DE 19709
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,492 Students

83 Teachers

24.2
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#981
7301 FREEDOM BLVD
APTOS, CA 95003
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,382 Students

54 Teachers

35.2
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

511 ARABIAN DR NE
ARAB, AL 35016
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

805 Students

49 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#309
900 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS
SAN MATEO, CA 94402
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,499 Students

68 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#781
2201 EAST DRY CREEK RD
CENTENNIAL, CO 80122
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,152 Students

98 Teachers

39.6
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

610 WALNUT
ARAPAHOE, NE 68922
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

132 Students

15 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,641
4703 EAST INDIAN SCHOOL RD
PHOENIX, AZ 85018
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,713 Students

83 Teachers

23.4
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

967 DANIEL ST
ARCADIA, LA 71001
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

296 Students

28 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

19033 STATE ROUTE 12
ARCADIA, OH 44804
B Bronze Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

200 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#432
180 CAMPUS DR
ARCADIA, CA 91007
G Gold Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

3,665 Students

145 Teachers

49.7
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

520 PARK DR
IRONTON, MO 63650
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

323 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2011 TROJAN AVE
ARCANUM, OH 45304
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

242 Students

20 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,802
600 LAFAYETTE ST
ARCHBOLD, OH 43502
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

376 Students

24 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#100
12425 SW 72ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33183
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

169 Students

15 Teachers

75.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

7329 WEST 63RD ST
SUMMIT, IL 60501
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,787 Students

104 Teachers

13.0
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

500 YEARICK AVE
ARGOS, IN 46501
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

309 Students

21 Teachers

11.0
Below National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

14665 STATE RD 78
ARGYLE, WI 53504
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

170 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,028
191 U SOUTH HWY 377
ARGYLE, TX 76226
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

672 Students

46 Teachers

34.4
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

17811 NORTH 32ND ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85032
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

271 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2165 NORTH POWER RD
MESA, AZ 85215
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

216 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1410 NORTH 3RD ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85004
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

750 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1200 WEST RADIO LN
ARKANSAS CITY, KS 67005
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

765 Students

56 Teachers

2.2
Below National Avg

5% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

35 EAST AVE
ARKPORT, NY 14807
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

544 Students

45 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#465
869 MASS AVE
ARLINGTON, MA 02476
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,218 Students

79 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

705 NORTH 9TH
ARLINGTON, NE 68002
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

283 Students

24 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

336 SOUTH MAIN ST
ARLINGTON, OH 45814
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

306 Students

25 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,292
529 EAST ARLINGTON RD
ARLINGTON, VT 05250
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

177 Students

17 Teachers

29.3
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#297
3588 BRYAN AVE
IRVINE, CA 92602
G Gold Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,388 Students

83 Teachers

56.9
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#629
495 VALLEY RD
ARROYO GRANDE, CA 93420
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,225 Students

97 Teachers

43.3
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#1,364
15701 LORENZO AVE
SAN LORENZO, CA 94580
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,791 Students

70 Teachers

28.0
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#971
4921 NORTH CEDAR AVE
EL MONTE, CA 91732
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,312 Students

95 Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#1,363
11375 SW CENTER ST
BEAVERTON, OR 97005
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

354 Students

15 Teachers

28.0
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

556 M L KING BLVD
NEWARK, NJ 07102
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

638 Students

47 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

300 BIRCH AVE
ASHBY, MN 56309
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

102 Students

11 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,904
184 CAMPUS DR
WEST JEFFERS, NC 28694
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

905 Students

66 Teachers

19.8
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

607 CHURCH ST
ASHFORD, AL 36312
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

741 Students

43 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#396
65 EAST UNION ST
ASHLAND, MA 01721
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

717 Students

50 Teachers

51.6
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#1,267
201 SOUTH MOUNTAIN AVE
ASHLAND, OR 97520
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,038 Students

46 Teachers

29.6
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

215 SECOND ST
ASOTIN, WA 99402
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

277 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

3201 EAST MORADA LN
STOCKTON, CA 95212
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

646 Students

32 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2125 JEFFERSON AVE
BERKELEY, CA 94703
B Bronze Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

412 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1848C BAY RD
EAST PALO ALTO, CA 94303
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

183 Students

13 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#257
400 105TH AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94603
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

480 Students

25 Teachers

59.1
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#1,887
1 HIGH SCHOOL HILL
ATASCADERO, CA 93422
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,485 Students

67 Teachers

20.0
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,553
100 HWY 31 NORTH
ATHENS, AL 35611
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

882 Students

55 Teachers

25.0
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

15520 HWY 9
ATHENS, LA 71003
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

168 Students

11 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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Silver — High-performing schools with lower college readiness

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Bronze 15
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