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
1150 JACKS RUN RD
NORTH VERSAILLES, PA 15137
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

618 Students

43 Teachers

7.0
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#279
1003 CENTER ST
EAST AURORA, NY 14052
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

668 Students

47 Teachers

57.6
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

3695 EAST BURKE BLVD
CONNELLY SPRINGS, NC 28612
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

965 Students

54 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,894
310 BROWNING CT NORTH
EAST CANTON, OH 44730
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

263 Students

21 Teachers

19.9
Near National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#1,879
6705 VEGAS VALLEY DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89142
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,813 Students

82 Teachers

20.0
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

24 SOUTH HERREN AVE
ELLSINORE, MO 63937
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

224 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1 GATOR LN
LAKE WACCAMAW, NC 28450
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

532 Students

38 Teachers

3.8
Below National Avg

13% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

200 PARKLANE DR
EAST DUBUQUE, IL 61025
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

193 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#644
220 NORTH MILBY ST
HOUSTON, TX 77003
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

459 Students

22 Teachers

42.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#770
2211 LAKE DR SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49506
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

969 Students

46 Teachers

40.0
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

259 COUGAR DR
BAKER, WV 26801
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

235 Students

20 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,835
110 OLD UPWARD RD
EAST FLAT RO, NC 28726
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,013 Students

70 Teachers

20.6
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#570
7500 MILWAUKEE AVE
WAUWATOSA, WI 53213
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,170 Students

69 Teachers

44.9
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#543
1545 DETROIT ST
DENVER, CO 80206
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,313 Students

106 Teachers

45.6
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#1,235
2301 EAST DOUGLAS
WICHITA, KS 67211
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

2,307 Students

130 Teachers

30.3
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

3285 HWY 75
ST. GABRIEL, LA 70776
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

546 Students

46 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1435 HOODS MILL RD
COMMERCE, GA 30529
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

981 Students

71 Teachers

12.2
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#1,372
815 SULPHUR WELL RD
NICHOLASVILLE, KY 40356
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,048 Students

56 Teachers

27.9
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#655
509 BURCHAM DR
EAST LANSING, MI 48823
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,134 Students

56 Teachers

42.4
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

920 US HWY 80 EAST
DUBLIN, GA 31027
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

621 Students

40 Teachers

5.8
Below National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

527 EAST MARION SCHOOL RD
COLUMBIA, MS 39429
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

397 Students

30 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

6800 MONROE RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28212
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,686 Students

103 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

25 LA MADERA RD
SANDIA PARK, NM 87047
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

366 Students

25 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

22876 EAST HWY 86
GRANBY, MO 64844
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

494 Students

35 Teachers

9.7
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

2454 NICOLAUS AVE
NICOLAUS, CA 95659
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

325 Students

18 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

10% 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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