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)

7050 SOUTH 24TH ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85042
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

363 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

701 WASHINGTON ST
ABBEVILLE, SC 29620
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

537 Students

32 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1305 WILDCAT DR
ABBEVILLE, LA 70510
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

571 Students

38 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

219 SOUTH FIRST ST
ABBOTT, TX 76621
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

296 Students

23 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#893
10 NEW BOND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,426 Students

112 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (IB)

31% Passed (IB)

268 SOUTH 4TH WEST
ABERDEEN, ID 83210
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

239 Students

23 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

705 THOMPSON DR
ABINGDON, VA 24210
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

899 Students

64 Teachers

17.6
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,841
115 NORTH AVE 53
HIGHLAND PARK, CA 90042
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

884 EAST ISABELLA RD
MIDLAND, MI 48640
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

117 Students

7 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#16
5109A WEST ENTERPRISE ST
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

618 Students

41 Teachers

99.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

99% Passed (AP®)

#960
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

642 Students

28 Teachers

35.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#236
1776 RARITAN RD
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

251 Students

16 Teachers

60.8
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

130 BROADWAY
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

225 Students

17 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,789
36 41 28TH ST
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

420 Students

32 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#621
1776 RARITAN RD
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

252 Students

26 Teachers

43.4
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

41% 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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