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
#109
1280 JOHNSON AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95129
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,788 Students

74 Teachers

74.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#108
1315 DUMBLE
HOUSTON, TX 77023
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

407 Students

22 Teachers

74.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#107
100 TECHNOLOGY DR
EDISON, NJ 08837
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

156 Students

13 Teachers

75.0
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#106
4411 ANDERSON RD
HOUSTON, TX 77053
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

749 Students

39 Teachers

75.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#105
150 ROCKLAND AVE
YONKERS, NY 10705
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

60 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

81% Tested (IB)

73% Passed (IB)

#104
780 ARASTRADERO RD
PALO ALTO, CA 94306
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,854 Students

104 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#103
890 BROADWAY
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

425 Students

22 Teachers

75.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#102
70 ROARING BROOK RD
CHAPPAQUA, NY 10514
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,283 Students

105 Teachers

75.6
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#101
1000 EAST VICTORIA ST BLDG.
CARSON, CA 90747
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

659 Students

22 Teachers

75.7
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#100
12425 SW 72ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33183
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

169 Students

15 Teachers

75.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

68% 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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