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
#1,390
800 NW 99TH ST
VANCOUVER, WA 98665
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,289 Students

53 Teachers

26.0
Above National Avg

27% Tested (IB)

26% Passed (IB)

#1,389
11601 WEST LINCOLN AVE
WEST ALLIS, WI 53227
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,619 Students

88 Teachers

26.0
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,388
19761 SOUTH BEAVERCREEK RD
OREGON CITY, OR 97045
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,195 Students

95 Teachers

26.0
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,387
1 TROJAN WAY
LEESBURG, GA 31763
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,311 Students

82 Teachers

26.0
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,386
2121 EAST CHILDS AVE
MERCED, CA 95344
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,204 Students

N/A Teachers

26.0
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,385
1001 MCHUGH RD
HOLMEN, WI 54636
S Silver Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

1,039 Students

83 Teachers

26.1
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#1,384
501 PALAMINO LN
LEAGUE CITY, TX 77573
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,412 Students

158 Teachers

26.1
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,383
21000 FRANZ RD
KATY, TX 77449
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

3,060 Students

204 Teachers

26.1
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,382
145 NORTH LINCOLN WAY
GALT, CA 95632
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,194 Students

N/A Teachers

26.1
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,381
645 SOUTH BARRANCA ST
WEST COVINA, CA 91723
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,020 Students

N/A Teachers

26.2
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

24% 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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