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
#2,224
3805 HAPPY VALLEY RD
COTTONWOOD, CA 96022
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

935 Students

N/A Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,029
3800 GIEST RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,073 Students

57 Teachers

32.3
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

3401 WEST MUSTANG WAY
HEMET, CA 92545
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,877 Students

N/A Teachers

14.3
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

8028 WEST BATT RD
CAMPBELLSBURG, IN 47108
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

448 Students

28 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2055 ELKO AVE
WENDOVER, NV 89883
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

327 Students

29 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

6598 BOONE TRAIL
MILLERS CREE, NC 28651
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

679 Students

39 Teachers

7.9
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#229
90 GROVERS MILL RD
PLAINSBORO, NJ 08536
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,598 Students

112 Teachers

58.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#162
346 CLARKSVILLE RD
PRINCETON JCT, NJ 08550
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,606 Students

105 Teachers

64.5
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

344 8TH ST
WESTBROOK, MN 56183
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

238 Students

22 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,172
901 YORKCHESTER
HOUSTON, TX 77079
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

977 Students

76 Teachers

29.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,960
1205 NORTH SR 75
THORNTOWN, IN 46071
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

875 Students

53 Teachers

18.5
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

302 5TH AVE SW
EPWORTH, IA 52045
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

761 Students

49 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,797
501 SOUTH WESTERN AVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92804
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,273 Students

N/A Teachers

20.4
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

2501 ROCKFORD LN
LOUISVILLE, KY 40216
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

829 Students

96 Teachers

4.3
Below National Avg

10% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

#1,333
4600 FALLS RD
BALTIMORE, MD 21209
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

931 Students

47 Teachers

27.1
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

3841 STATE ROUTE 20
COLLINS, OH 44826
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

375 Students

22 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

217 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#840
100 KENWOOD AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21228
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

890 Students

64 Teachers

35.8
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

1970A EASTON TURNPIKE
LAKE ARIEL, PA 18436
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

684 Students

59 Teachers

14.3
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,271
950 COUNTY LINE RD
WESTERVILLE, OH 43081
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,475 Students

78 Teachers

27.9
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#786
18250 NORTH UNION ST
WESTFIELD, IN 46074
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,779 Students

90 Teachers

37.3
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#306
550 DORIAN RD
WESTFIELD, NJ 07090
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,839 Students

111 Teachers

53.7
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

203 EAST MAIN ST
WESTFIELD, NY 14787
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

281 Students

23 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#796
30 PATTEN RD
WESTFORD, MA 01886
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,635 Students

109 Teachers

36.9
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#894
4501 ONONDAGA BLVD
SYRACUSE, NY 13219
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

626 Students

59 Teachers

34.8
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#41
2600 OTTINGER RD
WESTLAKE, TX 76262
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

520 Students

41 Teachers

90.6
Above National Avg

91% Tested (IB)

91% Passed (IB)

#314
100 NORTH LAKEVIEW CANYON RD
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,379 Students

N/A Teachers

53.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#746
27830 HILLIARD BLVD
WESTLAKE, OH 44145
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,363 Students

82 Teachers

38.5
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#153
4100 WESTBANK DR
AUSTIN, TX 78746
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,564 Students

179 Teachers

66.2
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#1,769
14325 GOLDENWEST ST
WESTMINSTER, CA 92683
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,699 Students

N/A Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

909 OAKWOOD DR
WESTMONT, IL 60559
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

547 Students

36 Teachers

11.8
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#1,321
131 WESTMOOR AVE
DALY CITY, CA 94015
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,725 Students

N/A Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,588
12613 SOUTH WESTERN
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73170
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,950 Students

120 Teachers

22.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

E2511 COUNTY RD SOUTH
CAZENOVIA, WI 53924
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

95 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#240
115 SCHOOL RD
WESTON, CT 06883
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

775 Students

59 Teachers

57.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

213 HWY 505
JONESBORO, LA 71251
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

617 Students

40 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

806 PEARMAN DAIRY RD
ANDERSON, SC 29625
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,692 Students

100 Teachers

10.2
Near National Avg

13% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

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

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

257 Students

25 Teachers

3.6
Below National Avg

6% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

ROUTE 971
CLEAR FORK, WV 24822
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

639 Students

36 Teachers

4.6
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

108 CLINTON ST
WESTSIDE, IA 51467
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

147 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

10850 WEST GARDEN LAKES PARKWA
AVONDALE, AZ 85353
B Bronze Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,502 Students

99 Teachers

14.0
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#755
4200 NW 185TH AVE
PORTLAND, OR 97229
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,629 Students

112 Teachers

38.2
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

8161 HWY 45
MARTIN, TN 38237
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

662 Students

48 Teachers

0.6
Below National Avg

1% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

#208
13500 CAMINO DEL SUR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92129
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,361 Students

N/A Teachers

60.0
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#1,698
1635 SOUTH 600 WEST
TOPEKA, IN 46571
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

746 Students

42 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

500 WEST CHINCAPIN
WESTVILLE, OK 74965
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

352 Students

25 Teachers

5.7
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

945 WEST 8TH ST
MESA, AZ 85201
B Bronze Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,908 Students

130 Teachers

13.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#596
200 NAHATAN ST
WESTWOOD, MA 02090
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

873 Students

67 Teachers

42.7
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

300 SOUTH WESTWOOD DR
ISHPEMING, MI 49849
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

337 Students

22 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#144
12400 MELLOW MEADOW DR
AUSTIN, TX 78750
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,426 Students

165 Teachers

67.3
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

66% 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 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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