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
#79
1192 CLARENDON AVE
AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

321 Students

24 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#78
1718 R B CULLUM BLVD
DALLAS, TX 75210
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

193 Students

17 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#77
3250 VICTORY PARKWAY
CINCINNATI, OH 45207
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,380 Students

107 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#76
7124 LEESBURG PK
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22043
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

867 Students

62 Teachers

81.4
Above National Avg

85% Tested (IB)

80% Passed (IB)

#75
186 EAST NORTH ST
BUFFALO, NY 14204
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

881 Students

65 Teachers

81.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#74
613 17TH AVE NORTH
NASHVILLE, TN 37203
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,175 Students

52 Teachers

81.6
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#73
615 12TH ST
AUGUSTA, GA 30901
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

760 Students

46 Teachers

82.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

76% Passed (AP®)

#72
1717 AVE SOUTH
RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,510 Students

82 Teachers

82.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#71
99 CEDAR SWAMP RD
JERICHO, NY 11753
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,199 Students

104 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#70
1150 SW 1 ST
MIAMI, FL 33130
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

368 Students

23 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% 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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