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
#370
4375 FOOTHILL RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94588
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,275 Students

N/A Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#369
5510 NW 27TH AVE
GAINESVILLE, FL 32606
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,177 Students

96 Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#368
255 PADONIA RD
TIMONIUM, MD 21093
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,866 Students

115 Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#367
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

389 Students

28 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#366
7901 NW 103RD ST
HIALEAH GARDENS, FL 33016
G Gold Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,461 Students

56 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#365
315 WEST 14TH ST
DAVIS, CA 95616
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,703 Students

N/A Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#364
33600 INWOOD DR
SOLON, OH 44139
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,816 Students

99 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#363
5601 WEST PARKER RD
PLANO, TX 75093
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,034 Students

124 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#362
6780 COFFMAN RD
DUBLIN, OH 43017
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,860 Students

133 Teachers

51.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#361
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

616 Students

36 Teachers

51.3
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

44% 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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