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
#1,109
744 WEST MAIN ST
HYANNIS, MA 02601
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,010 Students

149 Teachers

32.7
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,108
4000 WEST 18TH ST
HIALEAH, FL 33012
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,949 Students

79 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#1,107
8281 WALKER ST
LA PALMA, CA 90623
S Silver Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

2,425 Students

79 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#1,106
4103 WEST SLAUGHTER LN
AUSTIN, TX 78749
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,870 Students

157 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,105
2101 WILMORE RD
NICHOLASVILLE, KY 40356
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,063 Students

52 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,104
236 15TH AVE SW
BAUDETTE, MN 56623
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

226 Students

18 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,103
11 MUNICIPAL DR
SCARBOROUGH, ME 04074
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,066 Students

73 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#1,102
15500 SIMONDS RD NE
KENMORE, WA 98028
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,632 Students

69 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

33% Passed (IB)

#1,101
26630 40TH AVE SOUTH
KENT, WA 98032
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

237 Students

15 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,100
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,384 Students

68 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

30% 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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