National Rankings Best High Schools

We evaluated more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards and how well they prepare students for college. Read the full methodology.

National Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
25793 NORTH MAIN ST
ALTHA, FL 32421
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

576 Students

39 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

248 CR 2429
ALTO, TX 75925
B Bronze Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

168 Students

21 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

SCHOOL ST
ALTON, MO 65606
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

350 Students

29 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1415 6TH AVE
ALTOONA, PA 16602
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,741 Students

118 Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,617
711 7TH ST WEST
ALTOONA, WI 54720
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

480 Students

22 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,921
802 SOUTH JOHNSON ST
ALVIN, TX 77511
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,413 Students

152 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,453
330 SPANISH ST
SUTTER CREEK, CA 95685
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

638 Students

N/A Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#311
1155 SANTA RITA RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,592 Students

N/A Teachers

53.6
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#2,170
4225 DANBURY
AMARILLO, TX 79109
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,089 Students

129 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

401 EAST MAIN
AMBER, OK 73004
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

93 Students

8 Teachers

8.3
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

COATES ST
THOMASTON, AL 36783
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

249 Students

23 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

261 Students

18 Teachers

10.4
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

#38
3626 35TH AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94619
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

145 Students

N/A Teachers

92.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

89% Passed (AP®)

#1,505
7444 EAST BROADWAY
TUCSON, AZ 85710
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

128 Students

N/A Teachers

24.2
Above National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#656
1921 AMES HIGH DR
AMES, IA 50010
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,406 Students

76 Teachers

40.8
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#959
4301 MAIN ST
AMHERST, NY 14226
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

864 Students

78 Teachers

33.4
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#1,183
21 MATTOON ST
AMHERST, MA 01002
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,103 Students

85 Teachers

29.6
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,254
407 JAMES ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06513
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

812 Students

75 Teachers

28.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

4% Passed (AP®)

600 IRENE ST
LIBERTY, MS 39645
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

466 Students

36 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#780
25 NEWTON RD
WOODBRIDGE, CT 06525
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,649 Students

123 Teachers

37.4
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

4740 PORT ARTHUR AVE
ANACOCO, LA 71403
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

400 Students

26 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (AP®)

N/A Passed (AP®)

#1,072
1600 20TH ST
ANACORTES, WA 98221
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

835 Students

41 Teachers

31.5
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#2,241
811 WEST LINCOLN AVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92805
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,463 Students

N/A Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

1000 WILCOX
ANAHUAC, TX 77514
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

377 Students

33 Teachers

9.3
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#915
6950 ANALY AVE
SEBASTOPOL, CA 95472
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,305 Students

N/A Teachers

34.2
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

700 WEST RUSH
ANDALE, KS 67001
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

424 Students

29 Teachers

11.4
Near National Avg

13% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

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

N/A
N/A

130 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1471 FERRY ST
ANDERSON, CA 96007
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

699 Students

N/A Teachers

10.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#1,257
7560 FOREST RD
CINCINNATI, OH 45255
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,253 Students

68 Teachers

28.2
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#706
8403 MESA DR
AUSTIN, TX 78759
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,093 Students

125 Teachers

39.3
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

2098 NORTH ST
ANDERSON, CA 96007
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

214 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#608
18200 MOUNTAIN VIEW RD
BOONVILLE, CA 95415
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

250 Students

N/A Teachers

42.4
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#836
4747 NEW YORK AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,122 Students

N/A Teachers

35.9
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#393
80 SHAWSHEEN RD
ANDOVER, MA 01810
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,802 Students

120 Teachers

50.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

50 HIGH SCHOOL DR
ANDREWS, NC 28901
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

287 Students

16 Teachers

10.6
Near National Avg

15% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#2,267
350 SOUTH JOHN MCBRIDE AVE
ANGOLA, IN 46703
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

963 Students

49 Teachers

15.0
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#1,490
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

601 Students

N/A Teachers

24.4
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,403
3500 SOUTH HILL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90007
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

591 Students

N/A Teachers

25.8
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

8255 BEACH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90001
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

588 Students

N/A Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#801
11100 WESTERN AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90047
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

577 Students

N/A Teachers

36.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,676
820 BROADWAY ST
VENICE, CA 90291
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

562 Students

N/A Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,746
1302 NORTH ANKENY BLVD
ANKENY, IA 50023
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,595 Students

94 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

1 MCRILL WAY
ANNA, OH 45302
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

359 Students

24 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#649
4700 MEDFORD DR
ANNANDALE, VA 22003
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,662 Students

146 Teachers

41.1
Above National Avg

45% Tested (IB)

40% Passed (IB)

4650 CLIPPERT ST
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48125
B Bronze Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

871 Students

39 Teachers

4.2
Below National Avg

12% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

501 WEST SOUTH ST
ANNAWAN, IL 61234
B Bronze Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

104 Students

13 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

20 WARREN ST
BRIGHTON, MA 02135
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

203 Students

17 Teachers

N/A
N/A

44% Tested (AP®)

N/A Passed (AP®)

#2,029
5967 FINZEL RD
WHITEHOUSE, OH 43571
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,301 Students

61 Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

805 BEARCAT DR
ANTLERS, OK 74523
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

290 Students

21 Teachers

0.7
Below National Avg

3% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

620 PINE ST
ANTONITO, CO 81120
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

81 Students

9 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 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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