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
#1,330
1535 NORTH BROADWAY
ESCONDIDO, CA 92026
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,744 Students

N/A Teachers

27.1
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,329
902 NORTH THIRD ST
BURBANK, CA 91502
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,731 Students

N/A Teachers

27.1
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#1,328
1104 NORTH PROVIDENCE RD
COLUMBIA, MO 65203
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,942 Students

127 Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,327
11300 MONTGOMERY NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87111
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,932 Students

107 Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#1,326
1474 BOETTLER RD
UNIONTOWN, OH 44685
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,311 Students

76 Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,325
640 HATHAWAY ST
FAIRPLAY, CO 80440
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

133 Students

13 Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,324
421 SOUTH HARRISON ST
GREENTOWN, IN 46936
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

686 Students

38 Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,323
89 FLETCHER ST
KENNEBUNK, ME 04043
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

736 Students

65 Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

32% Tested (IB)

26% Passed (IB)

#1,322
1400 DIVISION ST SOUTH
NORTHFIELD, MN 55057
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,251 Students

60 Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,321
131 WESTMOOR AVE
DALY CITY, CA 94015
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,725 Students

N/A Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

26% 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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