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
#2,190
2109 WEST BUCKINGHAM RD
GARLAND, TX 75042
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,185 Students

145 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,189
8045 NORTH 47TH AVE
GLENDALE, AZ 85302
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,822 Students

85 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,188
3305 POPLAR SPRINGS RD
GAINESVILLE, GA 30507
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,154 Students

70 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,187
235 SOUTH SCHOOLHOUSE LN
NASHVILLE, IN 47448
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

755 Students

46 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,186
1200 SALISBURY RD
MOCKSVILLE, NC 27028
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,759 Students

109 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,185
WEST AND HIGHLANDS AVES
JENKINTOWN, PA 19046
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

312 Students

28 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,184
96 JENKS ST
BROOKVILLE, PA 15825
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

747 Students

58 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,183
100 LAXTON RD
LYNCHBURG, VA 24502
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,033 Students

48 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,182
610 13TH AVE SOUTH
BELLE PLAINE, IA 52208
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

244 Students

23 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,181
47050 COUNTY RD X
SOLDIERS GROVE, WI 54655
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

158 Students

10 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#2,180
501 IOWA AVE
FRUITLAND, ID 83619
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

494 Students

31 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,179
4400 ALDINE MAILROUTE
HOUSTON, TX 77039
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,532 Students

152 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,178
175 ST LUKE'S CHURCH RD
SALISBURY, NC 28146
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,110 Students

70 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,177
37423 70TH ST EAST
PALMDALE, CA 93552
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,418 Students

N/A Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,176
301 NORTH HOOPER ST
CARO, MI 48723
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

591 Students

31 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,175
90 LIVINGSTON BLVD
GAYLORD, MI 49735
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,063 Students

52 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,174
9733 DESCHUTES RD
PALO CEDRO, CA 96073
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,407 Students

N/A Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,173
7001 HWY 94 SOUTH
ST CHARLES, MO 63304
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,794 Students

105 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,172
701 ENOLA RD
MORGANTON, NC 28655
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,070 Students

62 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,171
1 ROUGHRIDER DR
WEST JEFFERSON, OH 43162
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

365 Students

21 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,170
4225 DANBURY
AMARILLO, TX 79109
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,089 Students

129 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,169
5557 MILBURN RD
ST LOUIS, MO 63129
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,834 Students

108 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,168
716 SOUTH MAIN ST
DOBSON, NC 27017
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

781 Students

50 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,167
3519 SOUTH GILES AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60653
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

519 Students

30 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#2,166
47997 WEST 1ST ST
OAKRIDGE, OR 97463
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

160 Students

11 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#2,165
7 BIRD ST
HOULTON, ME 04730
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

384 Students

32 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,164
1333 MAY ST
WABASSO, MN 56293
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

202 Students

15 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

#2,163
1312 GRANVILLE PK
LANCASTER, OH 43130
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,604 Students

101 Teachers

16.1
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,162
110 OLD UPWARD RD
EAST FLAT RO, NC 28726
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

982 Students

71 Teachers

16.2
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,161
25250 NORTH 35TH AVE
GLENDALE, AZ 85310
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,406 Students

101 Teachers

16.2
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,160
641 VALLEY RD
GYPSUM, CO 81637
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

711 Students

43 Teachers

16.2
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,159
18527 EAST FRONT ST
LINDEN, CA 95236
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

766 Students

N/A Teachers

16.2
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,158
5500 DIXON DR
RALEIGH, NC 27609
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,905 Students

108 Teachers

16.2
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,157
1050 NORTH RUTH ST
PRESCOTT, AZ 86301
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,838 Students

84 Teachers

16.2
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,156
275 ASYLUM ST
HARTFORD, CT 06103
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

672 Students

48 Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,155
4440 QUICK RD
PENINSULA, OH 44264
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

658 Students

41 Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,154
200 NORTH BARRIE RD
BAD AXE, MI 48413
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

409 Students

21 Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,153
14429 SOUTH DOWNEY AVE
PARAMOUNT, CA 90723
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

4,922 Students

N/A Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,152
545 NORTH CAMINO SECO
TUCSON, AZ 85710
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,758 Students

71 Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,151
3326 EAST BADGER RD
EVERSON, WA 98247
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

509 Students

25 Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,150
709 NORTH KNISS
LUVERNE, MN 56156
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

349 Students

23 Teachers

16.4
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,149
232 SUMMIT ST
PETTISVILLE, OH 43553
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

246 Students

15 Teachers

16.4
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,148
7832 NORTH 100 EAST RD
STANFORD, IL 61774
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

567 Students

44 Teachers

16.4
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,147
7564 ALDER ST WEST
WEBSTER, WI 54893
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

238 Students

19 Teachers

16.4
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,146
1401 NICHOLS LN
FOREST GROVE, OR 97116
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,970 Students

86 Teachers

16.4
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,145
U.S. HWY 19 SOUTH
ELLAVILLE, GA 31806
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

690 Students

39 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,144
18677 OLD SR 37
LEOPOLD, IN 47551
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

498 Students

28 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,143
11335 YOUNGSTOWN PITTSBURGH RD
NEW MIDDLETOWN, OH 44442
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

346 Students

26 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,142
1813 TIGER LN
FLORESVILLE, TX 78114
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,097 Students

85 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,141
57430 MITCHELL RD
ANZA, CA 92539
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

373 Students

N/A Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,140
375 WOLFPACK WAY
KALISPELL, MT 59901
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,264 Students

79 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,139
100 TARA WAY
LAWTON, IA 51030
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

301 Students

20 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,138
1 WEST ST
FORT PLAIN, NY 13339
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

387 Students

31 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,137
1102 NORTH 8TH ST
GUNTER, TX 75058
S Silver Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

264 Students

30 Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,136
9531 BOND RD
ELK GROVE, CA 95624
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,454 Students

N/A Teachers

16.5
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,135
330 9TH AVE SW
FARIBAULT, MN 55021
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,112 Students

60 Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,134
86 PRIDE PARKWAY
ACCIDENT, MD 21520
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

535 Students

39 Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,133
631 EAST WALNUT AVE
FARMERSVILLE, CA 93223
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

673 Students

N/A Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,132
4041 SOUTH BROADWAY
ST LOUIS, MO 63118
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

354 Students

26 Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#2,131
15301 SOUTH MCNAB AVE
BELLFLOWER, CA 90706
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,985 Students

N/A Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,130
1110 WEST HWY 243
CANTON, TX 75103
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

577 Students

48 Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,129
595 SOUTH EUCALYPTUS AVE
RIALTO, CA 92376
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,955 Students

N/A Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,128
2001 OCOTILLO DR
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,037 Students

N/A Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,127
211 NORTH KICKAPOO
LIPAN, TX 76462
S Silver Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

117 Students

12 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#2,126
RT. 1 46
OMEGA, OK 73764
S Silver Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

50 Students

6 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#2,125
200 PARKLANE DR
EAST DUBUQUE, IL 61025
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

202 Students

16 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,124
HWY 16
DEER, AR 72628
S Silver Medal

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

94 Students

13 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#2,123
391 EAST COLUMBUS ST
SAINT HENRY, OH 45883
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

308 Students

18 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,122
301 POPLAR ST
CLOVERPORT, KY 40111
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

85 Students

6 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#2,121
703 STEVENSON BLVD
NEW KENSINGTON, PA 15068
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

652 Students

35 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,120
500 WEST HOBBS ST
ROSWELL, NM 88201
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,354 Students

72 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,119
525 12TH ST
MANISTEE, MI 49660
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

523 Students

25 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,118
24425 HASS ST
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,306 Students

77 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,117
117 GRAND ST
GREENVILLE, CA 95947
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

85 Students

N/A Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#2,116
715 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
S Silver Medal

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

44 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#2,115
777 SCHOOL RD
HILLSBORO, WI 54634
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

262 Students

21 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,114
1119 SOUTH MAIN ST
HAMBURG, AR 71646
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

534 Students

47 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,113
2335 NORTH WASHINGTON AV
COOKEVILLE, TN 38501
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,136 Students

106 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,112
3000 EAST TREMONT AVE
BRONX, NY 10461
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

460 Students

26 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,111
301 NORTH ELLA
SEARCY, AR 72143
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,110 Students

73 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,110
1717 SYLVAN AVE
MODESTO, CA 95355
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,047 Students

N/A Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,109
720 FRONT ST
GREENPORT, NY 11944
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

349 Students

27 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,108
10351 SE MARICAMP RD
OCALA, FL 34472
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,628 Students

84 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,107
14193 PLEASANT VALLEY RD
CHILLICOTHE, OH 45601
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

559 Students

26 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,106
1500 WEST JEFFERSON
SILOAM SPRINGS, AR 72761
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,166 Students

81 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,105
1243 20TH ST SW
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52404
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,535 Students

99 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,104
202 AQUATIC DR
LOUISBURG, KS 66053
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

515 Students

27 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,103
10629 NORTH RD
AUBURNDALE, WI 54412
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

461 Students

31 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,102
2501 2ND AVE
DETROIT, MI 48201
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,138 Students

95 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,101
308 OTTAWA
AXTELL, TX 76624
S Silver Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

184 Students

22 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,100
1250 NORTH OAK RD
DAVISON, MI 48423
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,540 Students

71 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,099
2780 RESERVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

397 Students

26 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,098
2549 HACKMANN RD
ST CHARLES, MO 63303
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,905 Students

113 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,097
1 BOBCAT LN
HALLSVILLE, TX 75650
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,222 Students

100 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,096
11600 WEST 45TH ST NORTH
MAIZE, KS 67101
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,525 Students

80 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#2,095
8880 BASELINE RD
ALTA LOMA, CA 91701
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,688 Students

N/A Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,094
26026 PATRIOTS WAY
GEORGETOWN, DE 19947
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,286 Students

82 Teachers

17.0
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,093
1703 CLARK RD
CLARKSVILLE, AR 72830
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

446 Students

32 Teachers

17.0
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,092
433 WILSON RD
GRIFFIN, GA 30224
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,286 Students

84 Teachers

17.0
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,091
615 8TH ST SE
ORANGE CITY, IA 51041
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

32 Teachers

17.0
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

16% 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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