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
#1,120
3250 MONROE ST
SANTA CLARA, CA 95051
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,872 Students

83 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

201 EAST SCHOOL ST
ADVANCE, MO 63730
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

198 Students

14 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#146
201 FOREST ST
MARLBOROUGH, MA 01752
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

963 Students

80 Teachers

69.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#450
2501 VEGAS DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89106
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,086 Students

52 Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

8309 MACKENZIE RD
ST LOUIS, MO 63123
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

816 Students

47 Teachers

11.6
Below National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

410 SOUTH MAIN
AFTON, OK 74331
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

135 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,260
28545 WEST DRR AVE
AGOURA, CA 91301
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,184 Students

87 Teachers

29.8
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

520 EAST 2ND ST
AINSWORTH, NE 69210
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

172 Students

15 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

306 2ND ST NW
AITKIN, MN 56431
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

590 Students

34 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

225 SOUTH MAIN ST
AKRON, OH 44308
B Bronze Medal

33:1
Larger than National Avg

342 Students

11 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2800 NORTH THOMAS RD
FAIRGROVE, MI 48733
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

142 Students

8 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

210 CENTRAL AVE RM. 603
ALAMEDA, CA 94501
B Bronze Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

308 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#448
2201 ENCINAL AVE
ALAMEDA, CA 94501
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,853 Students

79 Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

555 ATLANTIC AVE
ALAMEDA, CA 94501
B Bronze Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

170 Students

7 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#453
603 KEY ROUTE BLVD
ALBANY, CA 94706
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,200 Students

55 Teachers

48.8
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

503 B AVE EAST
ALBIA, IA 52531
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

352 Students

28 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,154
800 ODELIA RD NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87102
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,602 Students

96 Teachers

31.8
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#64
933 BRADBURY SE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

302 Students

17 Teachers

84.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

102 EAST 5TH
ALCESTER, SD 57001
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

100 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

532 FARADAY
ALCOA, TN 37701
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

545 Students

32 Teachers

5.2
Below National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

51 NORTH BARLOW RD
LINCOLN, MI 48742
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

424 Students

23 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

13190 PARK ST
ALDEN, NY 14004
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

594 Students

39 Teachers

13.2
Near National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#46
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,296 Students

72 Teachers

89.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

85% Passed (AP®)

34 BOLTON AVE
ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY 13607
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

311 Students

25 Teachers

15.1
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

353 STADIUM DR
ALEXANDRIA, AL 36250
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,000 Students

58 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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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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