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
1201 LUZERNE ST
SCRANTON, PA 18504
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,015 Students

77 Teachers

7.9
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#800
2901 MELROSE AVE
IOWA CITY, IA 52246
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,907 Students

99 Teachers

39.0
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

178 WOLF DR
RURAL VALLEY, PA 16249
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

545 Students

48 Teachers

17.1
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#80
250 WILDCAT ALLEY
MELBOURNE, FL 32935
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

964 Students

58 Teachers

80.7
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

76% Passed (AP®)

7295 GREERS FERRY RD
GREERS FERRY, AR 72067
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

209 Students

22 Teachers

16.4
Near National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

775 NORTH WEST SIDE HWY
DAYTON, ID 83232
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

184 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1300 FALCON DR
HAWARDEN, IA 51023
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

184 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#237
6100 ROLLING RD
SPRINGFIELD, VA 22152
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,336 Students

147 Teachers

60.7
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

480 LA HWY 3127
EDGARD, LA 70049
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

212 Students

21 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

18333 HWY 182 WEST
BALDWIN, LA 70514
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

424 Students

33 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1610 ST HWY 30 WEST
MYRTLE, MS 38650
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

573 Students

36 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

3805 HAPPY VALLEY RD
COTTONWOOD, CA 96022
B Bronze Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

965 Students

37 Teachers

11.4
Below National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

8028 WEST BATT RD
CAMPBELLSBURG, IN 47108
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

420 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

6598 BOONE TRAIL
MILLERS CREEK, NC 28651
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

697 Students

38 Teachers

8.2
Below National Avg

12% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#360
90 GROVERS MILL RD
PLAINSBORO, NJ 08536
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,659 Students

124 Teachers

53.5
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#253
346 CLARKSVILLE RD
PRINCETON JCT, NJ 08550
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,645 Students

116 Teachers

59.6
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#909
90 WEST MAIN ST
WESTBOROUGH, MA 01581
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,065 Students

81 Teachers

36.7
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#915
901 YORKCHESTER
HOUSTON, TX 77079
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

977 Students

74 Teachers

36.5
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

23 WARD AVE
WESTERLY, RI 02891
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

983 Students

88 Teachers

11.4
Below National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

300 SCHOOL ST
WESTERN GROVE, AR 72685
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

112 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

501 SOUTH WESTERN AVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92804
B Bronze Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,301 Students

81 Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#874
4600 FALLS RD
BALTIMORE, MD 21209
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

981 Students

47 Teachers

37.3
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

1400 SOUTH DEARING RD
PARMA, MI 49269
B Bronze Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

871 Students

44 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

13850 WEST AKRON CANFIELD RD
BERLIN CENTER, OH 44401
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

216 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,324
100 KENWOOD AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21228
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

890 Students

61 Teachers

28.7
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

1 WOLVERINE DR
HAVANA, AR 72842
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

228 Students

24 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,602
303 SOUTH OTTERBEIN AVE
WESTERVILLE, OH 43081
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,516 Students

78 Teachers

24.1
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,625
N7046 COUNTY RD M
WESTFIELD, WI 53964
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

360 Students

26 Teachers

23.7
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#557
18250 NORTH UNION ST
WESTFIELD, IN 46074
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,831 Students

91 Teachers

45.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

203 EAST MAIN ST
WESTFIELD, NY 14787
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

266 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#843
30 PATTEN RD
WESTFORD, MA 01886
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,679 Students

110 Teachers

38.1
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

2305 JEFFERSON ISLAND RD
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,098 Students

83 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#311
100 NORTH LAKEVIEW CANYON RD
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
G Gold Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,380 Students

90 Teachers

56.1
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

2400 UNION RD SW
ATLANTA, GA 30331
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,914 Students

100 Teachers

14.1
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#649
27830 HILLIARD BLVD
WESTLAKE, OH 44145
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,355 Students

84 Teachers

42.6
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#172
4100 WESTBANK DR
AUSTIN, TX 78746
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,562 Students

168 Teachers

66.1
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#1,108
4000 WEST 18TH ST
HIALEAH, FL 33012
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,949 Students

79 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

14325 GOLDENWEST ST
WESTMINSTER, CA 92683
B Bronze Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,680 Students

103 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,400
131 WESTMOOR AVE
DALY CITY, CA 94015
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,723 Students

67 Teachers

27.4
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,862
12613 SOUTH WESTERN
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73170
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,032 Students

118 Teachers

20.3
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

4300 HAWKINS
WESTMORELAND, TN 37186
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

530 Students

40 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#182
115 SCHOOL RD
WESTON, CT 06883
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

755 Students

58 Teachers

65.1
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#1,086
25 SISCO ST
WESTPORT, NY 12993
S Silver Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

232 Students

28 Teachers

33.3
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

400 HWY 164 NORTH
COAL HILL, AR 72832
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

273 Students

25 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

ROUTE 971
CLEAR FORK, WV 24822
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

619 Students

37 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

108 CLINTON ST
WESTSIDE, IA 51467
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

134 Students

15 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#958
4200 NW 185TH AVE
PORTLAND, OR 97229
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,549 Students

111 Teachers

35.7
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

8161 HWY 45
MARTIN, TN 38237
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

634 Students

46 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#198
13500 CAMINO DEL SUR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92129
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,372 Students

78 Teachers

63.6
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#1,900
1635 SOUTH 600 WEST
TOPEKA, IN 46571
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

792 Students

44 Teachers

19.8
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

17% 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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