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)

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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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