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
#2,019
20120 VASHON HWY SW
VASHON, WA 98070
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

513 Students

24 Teachers

18.2
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#2,018
777 SCHOOL RD
HILLSBORO, WI 54634
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

246 Students

20 Teachers

18.2
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,017
1100 LETTS AVE
CORCORAN, CA 93212
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

961 Students

51 Teachers

18.2
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,016
3131 EAST 12 MILE RD
WARREN, MI 48092
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,876 Students

74 Teachers

18.2
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#2,015
6000 NORTH WOODRUFF AVE
LAKEWOOD, CA 90713
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,446 Students

144 Teachers

18.2
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,014
1821 STATE ROUTE 728
LUCASVILLE, OH 45648
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

297 Students

22 Teachers

18.3
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,013
14713 RIDGE RD
NORTH ROYALTON, OH 44133
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,642 Students

81 Teachers

18.3
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#2,012
510 ESSEX DR
LEBANON, IN 46052
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,037 Students

63 Teachers

18.3
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,011
7555 HOWELL SUGAR LAND RD
HOUSTON, TX 77083
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,831 Students

163 Teachers

18.3
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,010
256 EAST 800 SOUTH
BUNKER HILL, IN 46914
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

673 Students

38 Teachers

18.3
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,009
2003 SOUTH MILLER ST
SHELBYVILLE, IN 46176
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,146 Students

58 Teachers

18.3
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,008
3857 WEST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60655
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

577 Students

43 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,007
1001 SE 135TH AVE
PORTLAND, OR 97233
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,219 Students

137 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,006
110 JAMES ST
ELKTON, MD 21921
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,097 Students

77 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#2,005
1525 THIRD WEST AVE
KEMMERER, WY 83116
S Silver Medal

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

155 Students

28 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,004
20 MEMORIAL ST
EXETER, PA 18643
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,193 Students

70 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#2,003
720 WEST NORTH ST
PASS CHRISTIAN, MS 39571
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

504 Students

39 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,002
3601 SW 89TH AVE
MIRAMAR, FL 33025
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,567 Students

117 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,001
79255 WESTWARD HO DR
LA QUINTA, CA 92253
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,999 Students

103 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,000
1800 PLEASURE ISLAND RD
EAGLE RIVER, WI 54521
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

497 Students

38 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,999
795 SOUTH ALABAMA AVE
CHESNEE, SC 29323
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

632 Students

44 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,998
2650 WEST OVERHILL DR
STEPHENVILLE, TX 76401
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

996 Students

70 Teachers

18.5
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,997
3727 FAYETTEVILLE ST
DURHAM, NC 27707
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

349 Students

21 Teachers

18.5
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

12% 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®)

#1,995
17610 FM 529
HOUSTON, TX 77095
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

3,034 Students

183 Teachers

18.5
Near National Avg

24% 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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